Memphis police Caught on tape beating transgender woman

A newly released video shows two Memphis police beating a transgender woman with hand cuffs wrapped around their knuckles. One “officer” is seen holding the woman down while the other repeatedly struck her in the face causing a bleeding gash to open. This violent assault occurred while the woman was in police custody.

The fact that the victim is transgender sends a crystal clear message. Pass the hate crimes bills that would severely punish these two criminals.

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Kelli Busey an outspoken gonzo style journalist has been writing since 2007. In 2008, she brought the Dallas Advocate on-line and has articles published by the Reconciling Ministries Network, The Transsexual Menace, The Daily Kos, Frock Magazine the TransAdvocate, the Dallas Voice and The Advocate. Kelli, an avid runner is editor in chief at Planet Transgender which she founded in 2007.

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One Response to Memphis police Caught on tape beating transgender woman

  1. Queers United June 21, 2008 at 12:39 am

    this is just sick! we need a hate crimes bill passed, hope the dems do it soon.