Warning! Trans attacker is on the streets!

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The man who bashed Lance Reyna, well known gay transman, during the week of Pride is out of jail and on the streets!

During the vicious attack which sent Lance to the hospital, his attacker called Lance a “queer” and used a knife in the attack. At the time, Lance was wearing pride gear. After the brutal attack was finished, the attacker took Lance’s wallet.

Since the attacker won’t fess up to knowing that Lance was part of the GLBT community, he won’t be held accountable under State or Federal hate crime statutes and the case will be prosecuted as a simple assault. As it stands now, he’s out of jail and may get off with a slap on the wrist and some community service because this is his, “first time offence” (according to the DA’s office)!

Info on the Attacker:


DOB:    08/19/1987

HEIGHT:    70″ or 5′ 10″




More info:

Terrance’s FaceBook Account | Terrance’s MySpace Account

When I know more, I’ll send it out ASAP!

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Cristan Williams is a trans historian and activist. She started one of the first trans homeless shelters and co-founded the first federally funded trans-only homeless program, pioneered affordable healthcare for trans people in the Houston area, won the right for trans people to change their gender on Texas ID prior to surgery, started numerous trans social service programs and founded the Transgender Center as well as the Transgender Archives. Cristan is the editor at the social justice site TransAdvocate.com, is a long-term member and previous chair of the City of Houston HIV Prevention Planning Group, is the jurisdictional representative to the Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services (UCHAPS), serves on the national steering body for UCHAPS and is the Executive Director of the Transgender Foundation of America.

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