| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Three years ago, the vicious attack on 22-year-old Chrissy Lee Polis by two teens at a Rosedale McDonald's that was captured on video and viewed by hundreds of thousands of people raised awareness of transgender people and of the ignorance, hostilities...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Hurray for speaking out on behalf of proposed law that sets the expectations that people be treated equally ("Time for 'Chrissy's Law,'" Jan. 20).
I take exception to your title for this important law, however. It is officially called "The Fairness to...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:50 PM
The first time Kai Bacharach uttered his name — his male name, the one he chose for himself — was in the spring, at an event for students accepted to Goucher.
For the first 18 years of life, Bacharach used the female name his parents bestowed...
| 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.
| May 16, 2012
| 3:53 AM
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| Apr 30, 2011
| 3:15 PM
School kids call Catherine Hyde's teenage daughter "freak" and "pervert," or "homo." She's forced to change for gym in a closet and use the teacher's restroom.
Hyde knows her daughter, who was born male, has had it easy in a world where transgender...
| 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...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 5:53 PM
A teenager pleaded guilty Thursday in the beating of a transgender woman at a Rosedale McDonald's, an incident that was caught on video and drew national attention after it went viral online.
Teonna Monae Brown, 19, pleaded guilty in Baltimore County...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 5:00 AM
The guilty plea Thursday by one of two assailants in the terrible beating of a transgender woman at a Rosedale McDonald's provides not only justice for the victim but also an important message for a community that is still marginalized in this state....
| Aug 16, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Over the past three months, there have been countless retellings of the unfortunate incident in which two young women, Teonna Monae Brown and an unnamed girl, severely assaulted Chrissy Lee Polis, a transgender woman, because of her gender identity ("...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:18 PM
After a teenage girl was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for beating a transgender woman at a McDonald's in Rosedale, some advocates for transgender people called the sentence too lenient.
"The whole incident is unfortunate and demonstrates the...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:30 AM
The five-year prison sentence Baltimore County Circuit Judge John Turnbull II imposed on the 19-year-old who savagely beat a transgender woman in a Rosedale McDonald's was both appropriate to the crime and necessary for the peace of mind of the community....