Report: CeCe McDonald Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Manslaughter

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May 2, 2012

Reports out of Minneapolis have it that CeCe McDonald has accepted a plea deal for second degree manslaughter in the death of Dean Schmitz. McDonald is a black transgender woman who says she was attached by Schmitz with racist and homophobic slurs. Her supporters have rallied at the court house all week, saying that her case is a stunning example of institutional biases against black and transgender communities.

Find out more about the petition in solidarity for CeCe: http://www.glaad.org/blog/cece-mcdonald-pleads-guilty-second-degree-mans...