THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Two females in a restroom at the Student Union in UK’s Leeds University apparently grabbed a trans woman’s breasts then shoved her out while verbally abusing her. The university’s security was called and the issue resolved to the victim’s satisfaction.
A Student Union spokesperson said security explained to the two females of the university’s respect for transgender students’ needs and choices. According to a student newspaper, the two females then understood the error of their ways. The victim, Alexis, says ‘misgendering is something I expect, but grabbing my breasts and shoving me is completely unacceptable.’ However, Alexis did not wish further action taken against the two females.
While this incident ended well, it could have easily gone the other way as in the case of a Maryland McDonald’s incident which a trans woman was brutally beaten by two female customers for using the female’s restroom. Captured on video, the beating resulted in one adult female getting sent to a lengthy prison term and a minor sent to juvenile hall.
Read about the McDonald’s beating here: http://lexiecannes.wordpress.com/2011/09/13/19-year-old-attacker-sentenced-to-5-years-for-beating-transgender-woman-in-mcdonalds/
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