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Transgender woman in women’s comfort room causes stir in QC mall

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 07:06 AM August 14, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A transgender woman who was prevented from using a women’s comfort room in a Quezon City mall created a stir Tuesday afternoon.

The Cubao, Quezon City police station said Gretchen Diez, 28, was about to enter the restroom at a mall in Araneta Center around 1 p.m. when she was accosted by a janitress.

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GENDER ISSUES - Transgender woman Gretchen Diez was turned over to Quezon City police station-7 after she was barred from entering a women's comfort room in Quezon City. (Photo courtesy of QCPD Public Information Office)

GENDER CONFUSION – Transgender woman Gretchen Diez was turned over to Quezon City police station-7 after she was barred from entering a women’s comfort room in Quezon City. (Photo courtesy of QCPD Public Information Office)

Diez took a live video of the incident, which prompted the janitress to summon a security guard, who apprehended Diez.

Lt. Col. Giovanni Caliao, Cubao police station chief, told INQUIRER.net in a text message that the janitress planned to file charges of unjust vexation against Diez but later backed out.

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Caliao added that Diez’s is likewise not keen on filing a complaint against the janitress.

“Hindi na po magfile ng kaso sa isa’t isa yung magkabilang panig,” Caliao said. /gsg

Gretchen Custodio Diez 发布于 2019年8月12日周一

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