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Transexual attacked at McDonalds

I don't know why Portland is refusing to report on this but attempts to publish are being composted. This womyn was beaten into a seizure. a little local support for this would be nice. baltimore is 100% behind bringing this voilence to light, we hope Portland is too.
 link to baltimore.cbslocal.com

"I went to go use the bathroom. Come back out, the girl spit in my face, said, `Are you trying to talk to my man?' I said, `No, I didn't even know that was your man at all.' The other girl came up, spit in my face, then they started ripping my hair, throwing me on the floor," Polis said.

Police have arrested a 14-year-old girl and an 18-year-old girl they say attacked Polis. The 18-year-old has been identified as Teonna Monae Brown.

"They just seemed like they wanted to pick a fight that night, they really did. And come to find out that girl was only 14 years old. I was shocked," she said. "They kicked me in my face; they really hurt me really bad and I'm just afraid to go outside now because of stuff like this."

Only one McDonald's employee can be seen trying to intervene in the assault. Several others can be heard laughing. McDonald's says the employee who videotaped the attack has since been fired.

Meanwhile, Polis says she wanted to think the older female customer who stepped in to stop the attack seconds before Polis collapsed and had an epileptic seizure.

"If it wasn't for her, I probably would have had the seizure and they probably would have kept on continuing hurting me even more," she said.

The 14-year-old suspect has been charged as a juvenile. Police say they are still trying to determine whether to file hate crime charges.

thank you jina 29.Apr.2011 18:25

a portland transgender woman

Thanks for passing this on. Currently there is an international effort to criminalize and target transgender persons. The Pope recently told a gathering (of bishops in Italy, if I remember correctly) that trannies degrade the human ecology. In Texas, a legislator is proposing a law that would roll back the clock, nullifying all transgender marriages. And in my work with the Portland public, I am noticing increasing hate speech directed at me.

The rabble is being roused.

I have been attack three times in the past years, and the only reason the attacks haven't been in the press is because I won the fights swiftly. But I'm getting older, and this luck can't hold.

Voilence 01.May.2011 17:53

balt. native

The amount of black on white violence esp. against trans community is on the rise
the only reason i am saying this is beceuz i want trans folk to b cautionous.
blacks are attacking trans on increased levels just saying to send alert