Wed. Nov 13th, 2019

‘Don’t touch me like that!’: video shows trans women forcibly removed from an LA bar

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A video posted to social media show a group of transgender women being forcibly removed from a Los Angeles bar. The women said they had earlier been harassed by a straight couple at a downtown bar called Las Perlas. Mobile phone footage shows one security guard putting his arms around a woman as she said, ‘Don’t touch me like that! I need my shoe.’ The guard was then seen shoving her and wrapping his arms around her, before forcing her toward the door. The women filed a hate crime report with police, who said in a statement they would ‘thoroughly investigate the incident’
Video of trans women forced from LA bar prompts hate crime investigation