LAPD Faces Lawsuit After Violence Against Pro-LGBTQ+ Protesters at Wi Spa

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 20: Jessica Woodward, right, and Sunflower Haze, left, raise their hands as Justice X held a news conference outside LAPD Headquarters to announce lawsuits against the LAPD over its alleged targeted attacks against journalists and activists during anti-transgender and counter protests associated with Wi Spa, a Koreatown business with a trans-inclusive policy that gained notoriety when a customer filmed herself complaining about a trans woman in the women’s area of the establishment, contact says. Justice Xcontends that LAPD officers ``illegally fired deadly projectiles at defenseless protesters, attacked innocent protesters with batons and other weapons and were harboring white supremacists in violation of constitutional rights.’’ LAPD Headquarters on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images).Al Seib

Author:Condé Nast
Published:Jul 23, 2021 at 12:00 PM