| May 9, 2011
| 4:30 AM
The brutal beating of Chrissy Lee Polis at the Rosedale McDonald's rightly calls attention to the systemic stigmatization of transgender individuals living in Maryland ("Transgender Advocates See McDonald's Beating as a Turning Point" April 30). Yet the...
| May 16, 2011
| 2:14 PM
BALTIMORE, MD (PIX11) -- The 18-year-old woman charged in an attack on a transgender woman at a Rosedale McDonald's that went viral last month will face an additional hate crime charge after being indicted Monday by a Baltimore County grand jury....
| May 17, 2011
| 10:11 AM
The attack on a transgender woman in a Rosedale McDonald's has led to widespread condemnation of her assailants and bewilderment at the inaction of bystanders — including a (now former) McDonald's employee who videotaped the whole incident. But...
| May 20, 2011
| 4:30 AM
As appalling as the video of the McDonalds altercation in Rosedale may have been, I can't help but wonder, what would have happened if the person hadn't filmed Chrissy Lee Polis being assaulted?
The attention drawn to the incident has been largely due to...
| May 24, 2011
| 10:43 AM
Today, there is so much that seems to make us afraid. Cancer, terrorism, budget deficits, Chinese competition — the list goes on. Let's add to the list transgender people, those who identify with a sex other than the one to which they were born....
| Feb 14, 2012
| 5:54 PM
After hearing hours of testimony on a bill to ban discrimination against transgender people, Baltimore County Council members said Tuesday they would consider exempting public restrooms and locker rooms from the measure.
Restrooms have emerged as a hot-...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Jenna Fischetti picks a seat at a Baltimore County Starbucks where she can see who's coming and going. As a transgender woman, the 47-year-old is always on guard.
"My head's on the swivel," said Fischetti, a freckled brunette.
When she slips into a...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Tuesday night, the Baltimore County Council has a chance to send a powerful message about equality and fairness to all Marylanders when it votes on a bill to extend the county's anti-discrimination laws to cover transgender people. In the county where...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Transgender people would be protected from discrimination in Baltimore County under a measure approved by the County Council Tuesday, making the county the fourth local government in Maryland to adopt such protections.
Council members did not add a...
| May 16, 2012
| 3:53 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 85 degrees. Tonight is is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low temperature around 60 degrees.
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| May 15, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The windows are wide open in the messy apartment, the afternoon sky darkening fast.
Chrissy Polis can't stand the Essex neighborhood outside, where everyone knows who she is. But she doesn't know how to get out, or where she'd go if she did.