San Francisco transgender community reports uptick in targeted violence

The San Francisco Examiner
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March 28, 2013

Recent reports involving attacks against transgender people in the Mission district have community leaders searching for ways to protect the vulnerable group. EL/LA, a Mission-based organization for transgender women, has heard of at least four major incidents since January, including a date rape and a vicious assault in front of a bar, office coordinator Susana Caceres said Wednesday.