Transgender Sues San Francisco Law Enforcement for Brutality

Gierach, Ryan
September 2002
Lesbian News;Sep2002, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p16
Reports the police harassment lawsuit filed by a female-to-male transgender person to the San Francisco City in California. Police harassment suffered by transgender people; Number of incidents of hate crimes against transgenders committed by the policing agencies; Focus of attention on the harassment transgenders face from the police agencies.


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