The birth of the environmental justice movement took place in the 1980s in the US, as reports and findings came out that indicated that communities of colour are disproportionately affected by health hazards through policies and practices that essentially force them to live closer to toxic waste sites and pollutants.
April 24th marks the anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse which killed 1,138 garment workers. Off the back of Fashion Revolution Week, which seeks to commemorate those lost and advocate for safer fashion production, the question is how do we support those who make our clothes going forward?
President Joe Biden has made some essential changes to legislation brought in by Trump that negatively impacted the lives of transgender people in America. However, it is essential that work continues to be done to continue passing necessary legislation for transgender rights.