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NYS Penal Law § 240.37,

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Post  MichaelaSJ Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:38 pm archaic anti-loitering law that has led law enforcement to engage in widespread profiling and harassment of the transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) community across the state...

Trans and gender nonconforming people, specifically trans women of color, are profiled, harassed and arrested under the anti-loitering statute because police assume they are selling sex due to their gender identity. Gender nonconforming people have been stopped for “wearing a skirt,” “waving at a car” and “standing somewhere other than a bus stop or taxi stand,”
It is possible, not only in New York City, to be arrested while 'walking as a transperson'.

I was invited a couple of years ago to have some wine and cheese in a little shop in a nice neighborhood in San Francisco. I had to park my car in a less than desirable section of town and although I was dressed nicely, I didn't dress to attract anyone - much less a john.

But I did worry that the ever present police in the area might think I was so I quickly made it from the taxi to my car and got out of there. (Yes, it is still difficult to be different in San Francisco!)

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Post  Lenneth Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:09 am

i've also heard housing costs there are completely insane ($8,000.00/mo + rents) , so im not particularly surprised this is also going on.....

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