Disparate Law Enforcement Practices against Women of Color and Gender Variant Women: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same
Tazinski P. Lee, James F. Anderson, Adam H. Langsam, Sharonda Hatter

Women of color and gender variant women are routinely beaten and killed by police use of excessive force. These victimizations do not make headline news as often as black male shootings. A historical analysis reveals that these women have always suffered brutality from police. Several theoretical explanations are given to contextualize police use of force on black women. The impact of violence on these women demands that corrective action is taken and necessitates the creation of policies to eliminate their suffering.

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