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California police search and detain trans women at [very] high rates

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    A good article with a somewhat hyperbolic title. See also a Them. article on previous research on this topic: https://www.them.us/story/queer-people-six-times-more-likely-stopped-by-police

    A good article with a somewhat hyperbolic title.

    people who officers perceived to be trans women were 2.5 times more likely to be searched, detained, and/or handcuffed than cisgender women […] police officers who stopped trans people took actions against them over 60% of the time, & arrested nearly 29% of trans women stopped

    See also a Them. article on previous research on this topic: https://www.them.us/story/queer-people-six-times-more-likely-stopped-by-police

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