Kieran Bennett

The Age on November 26 contained a two-page spread on “Melbourne’s Trump-land”, which is apparently located in Narre Warren North.

On January 3, when Donna Macklan went to visit a friend, two people viciously assaulted her, knocking her out of her wheelchair and hitting her with a shovel.

While they were doing this they screamed “you hermaphrodite” — she was beaten and abused in our community because of her gender identity.

This is completely and totally unacceptable. Or it should be.

We live in a community where lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LBGTI) people have a well founded fear for their safety in public.

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