Transgender individuals face violence every day. It’s on all of us to put an end to it

COMMUNITY AFFAIRS: Transgender people have been erased, excluded and attacked for years. All community members must call out exclusionary practices and transphobia.

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Alexander Hong/Senior Staff

For years, transgender individuals have faced severely high rates of violence, discrimination and hostility in all areas of life. If our community truly believes in creating a safe world for transgender people, transphobia must be called out and addressed in all spaces — big or small.
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Documents reveal judge declared Police Review Commission’s findings in death of Kayla Moore ‘unfounded,’ siding with Berkeley police

In 2014, Berkeley’s Police Review Commission found that one officer involved in the 2013 in-custody death of Kayla Moore exercised improper police procedure. But documents recently obtained by The Daily Californian through a Public Records Act request show that a judge disagreed with the commission’s findings months later, calling its logic “fallacious.”
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