Trans Woman Assaulted: How Much Hate Makes a Hate Crime?

Posted on June 20, 2011

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Autostraddle — Halifax Trans Woman Assaulted: How Much Hate Makes a Hate Crime?.

“They were yelling, ‘Tranny faggot, open the door, let us in, let us in,’ which leads me to believe they knew who I was. I’m in a second-floor apartment. You know, you have to have a security key to get into the building.

“Obviously it was 100 per cent hatred.”

“The slurs didn’t make any sense. One, how did you know, and two, we’re in 2011, we’re not back in 1964, what is that. And the violence, it was obviously shoot to kill. Nine shots and then a shot gun.”

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