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Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 04/25/2011

Rally planned after beating outside Md. McDonald’s

ROSEDALE, Md. — Advocates for transgender rights are planning a rally outside a McDonald’s in Baltimore County where an attack caught on video took place.

The rally condemning the attack is set for 7 p.m. Monday outside the restaurant in Rosedale.

The video posted online shows a woman being attacked and apparently having a seizure. Baltimore County police say a 14-year-old girl has been charged as a juvenile and an 18-year-old woman, Teonna Monae Brown, faces an assault charge in the case.

The victim, a 22-year-old transgender woman, says she is the victim of a hate crime. Polis says before she was attacked, one teen said Polis was a man using the women’s restroom and accused Polis of talking to her man.

By The Associated Press  |  07:46 AM ET, 04/25/2011

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