Trans people in the UK face mounting attacks from every angle, including threats to dismantle existing rights and protections under law. Argentina’s history of trans-inclusive feminist liberation – which has lead to gender self-identification laws, same-sex marriage and adoption rights, the legalisation of abortion – reminds us that battles for bodily autonomy are intertwined. And, of course, that we only all win when we fight together.
This ‘long read’ essay was written for Red Pepper magazine, co-authored with Alessandra Viggiano, Minister for Culture, Gender and Human Rights at the Argentinian Embassy in London. Illustrations by Cressida Knapp.