QUEER VOICES

Activists Say Police Abuse of Transgender People Persists Despite Reforms

New Year’s revelers clamored outside the window of Shagasyia Diamond’s apartment in the Bronx the day she was arrested.

Newly into 2014, she was in the midst of a dispute with her husband when officers showed up at her front door, placed her in handcuffs and escorted her to a nearby precinct. It was there, Ms. Diamond recalled, that the violations began.

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