This week, cece mcdonald was released early after being unjustly sentenced to forty-one months in prison in may 2012 after pleading guilty to reduced second-degree murder for the death of dean schmitz, one of the people who attacked her. Transgender woman pleads guilty to lesser charge in murder case share on facebook share on twitter by staff reports wednesday, may 2, 2012 cece mcdonald staff reports minneapolis, minn — a transgender woman has pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in the killing of a man who witnesses claimed. Smoldering in the rage and grief ignited when trayvon martin’s murder was ruled self-defense, activists and bloggers nationwide raised pointed comparisons between george zimmerman’s trial and that of cece mcdonald. Trans activist cece mcdonald was released from prison today trans activist cece mcdonald was released from prison today the transgender woman and activist served nineteen months of a forty-one-month sentence by steven hsieh twitter january 13, 2014 fb tw mail print msg wa sms a sign supporting cece mcdonald’s release (facebook: free cece. Petition cece mcdonald's arrest by marcus brock | april 14, 2012 cece face charges of “second degree murder” for an act of self-defense where she was injured and her life threatened hennepin county attorney general, michael freeman has the authority to review cece’s case and drop the charges on the rationale of self-defense.
‘don’t call us, and we won’t call you’ – law enforcement and the trans community home featured ‘don’t call us, and we won’t call you’ – law enforcement and the trans community. She pled guilty to manslaughter, but activists believe this trans woman was on trial for surviving a hate crime —by nicole pasulka | tue may 22, 2012 3:00 am pdt cece mcdonald photo by billy navarro jr update: on june 4, cece mcdonald was sentenced to 41 months in prisonthis is the minimum sentence for second degree. Minneapolis, mn -- [chrishaun cece] mcdonald was verbally assaulted with racial slurs, sexual harassment, and. Minneapolis, mn – in a clear retaliatory move against chrishaun “cece” mcdonald for her earlier refusal of a plea bargain, the hennepin county attorney’s office amended the complaint against her this afternoon, october 6, adding a charge of 2nd degree murder with intent in addition to her previous charge of 2nd degree murder without intent.
Cece mcdonald will go to jail after agreeing to plead guilty to second-degree murder, although she maintains she acted in self-defense. Trans community advocates 713 likes 3 talking about this we believe in equality, respect, and acceptance we are advocates of the trans community. Cece mcdonald is scheduled to be released from prison this month this is a very big deal her case is a prime example of how the legal system can (and often does) work against protecting lgbtq people. Chrishaun “cece” mcdonald, 24, and some friends, all of whom were black, were walking outside a minneapolis bar last june when four white people began calling to them using racial and.
Film to highlight violence against trans women of color laverne cox co-producing film on cece mcdonald case posted may 31, 2014. In the cece mcdonald/dean schmitz case, cece was, by eyewitness accounts, also minding her business walking to a neighborhood store with a few friends their route took them by a neighborhood tavern, where they were accosted by a group of loitering caucasians who verbally assaulted them (using racial and gay/gender identity slurs) when cece. After serving 19 months of a 41-month sentence, cece mcdonald, the woman who became the poster child for victims of anti-transgender discrimination within the justice system, is now using the spotlight to tell her story i never expected that people would look up to me, she tells the advocate in a.
Cece stands her ground keegan o'brien reports on the case of cece mcdonald, an african american transgender woman who fought against her attacker--and was charged with murder may 7, 2012 cece mcdonald photo taken on april 30, 2012 (leslie feinberg) imagine being outnumbered and brutally attacked now imagine. Lgbt the trans-themed episode of how to get away with murder was actually really great a trans woman is actually played by a. Today our thoughts are with cece mcdonald, who faced sentencing in minneapolis at the hennepin county government center this afternoon.
Features » february 18, 2014 laverne cox: transforming hollywood the trailblazing orange is the new black star has become a powerful voice for trans people, including cece mcdonald by yasmin nair. Cece mcdonald is on facebook join facebook to connect with cece mcdonald and others you may know facebook gives people the power to share and makes the.
History of violence against lgbt people in the united states a memorial in may 2013 where mark the case became synonymous with the debate over gay people serving in the us military that had been brewing in the united states culminating in the don't ask, don't tell bill 1993 – brandon teena, a trans man, was raped and later killed when his. Black trans bodies are under attack: activist cece mcdonald, actress laverne cox speak out (1/4. Instigator of cece mcdonald case sentenced 'flaherty deserves jail time and a fine for causing bodily injury to cece, and the trans community should not rest or let this crap slide until cece gets some justice out of this fracked up situation, too instead of the heaping helpings of injustice she's had to deal with' transgriot.