A benefit for trans awareness

washingtonblade.com – By Steve Charing

In April 2011, Chrissy Lee Polis, a transgender woman who was 22 at the time, was beaten by two females, one a 19-year-old and the other age 14 at a McDonald’s restaurant in Rosedale, Md. The attack was caught on video and received national and international attention.

To highlight awareness of transgender people in Baltimore, a benefit titled “The Real Me” will take place on Sept. 28 at the Universal Nightlife and Entertainment facility, formerly known as The Overlea, 6809 Belair Rd. in Baltimore…