Research-to-Action

When walking while trans is a crime

This article on police targeting of trans people in New York City quotes Dr. Tara Lyons, who says that trans women who engage in sex work are easy targets. The same factors that make it difficult for a trans woman to hold a service or office job — racism, transphobia — affect trans women who engage in sex work outdoors. “There’s less freedom of movement.”

The Cut
Wednesday, January 31, 2018