transdada

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Thursday, January 06, 2005

Note: please read the following article, and then, please send a letter to the editor about the lack of understanding of transgender people and use of pronouns.
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kari


Transsexual alleges rape in jail
Jason Auslander | The New Mexican


A transsexual arrested late last week in what Santa Fe police call a rare case of prostitution was allegedly raped early Sunday morning by an unknown man while incarcerated in the Santa Fe County jail, according to a news release from the sheriff's department.

However, the 31-year-old man was in protective custody -- meaning he was by himself in a cell -- at the time and was unable to give any description of his attacker, said Undersheriff Robert Garcia. The man apparently alleged that someone entered his cell and raped him, he said.


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