Gender Violence: The Attack on Chrissy Lee Polis

Chrissy Lee Polis, a twenty-two year old transwoman was brutally attacked on Monday, April 18th, 2011, at a local Baltimore County McDonald’s on Kenwood Avenue, in Rosedale, MD. She was attacked by two young women, fourteen and eighteen years old, for attempting to enter the women’s restroom. Full Story »

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by Jake Walters - Apr. 25, 2011

This bi standard effect has gone on for too long. We live in a supposedly free country and yet there is a clear refusal to take action when violence occurs. Forget about the situation at hand because it honestly doesn't matter. If two people are ruthlessly assaulting one person who has not initiated or perpetuated any retaliation, it is wrong. Again, it is WRONG!

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