Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Transgender woman from Nelson House, Man., attacked New Year's Day


January 26, 2017

While ringing in the new year on a northern Manitoba reserve, a woman says she was brutally attacked for being transgender.

Aalayna Spence, 22, said she was at a house party in Nelson House, Man., when transphobic slurs turned into physical violence.

"I never thought this type of violence would ever happen to me," she said.


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