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  • "If everyone could be arrested for things they are associated with, we'd be locking up everyone," said Jeri Hughes, a Petworth resident who supported Mr. Gray because he stood up for the transgender community. "The truth will set you free. The truth is Vincent Gray is a man of integrity."

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  • "They can't thrive during the day so they have to go to the times when they feel more comfortable," she said, adding that the threat of harassment, ridicule or attack may drive transgender people to chose secluded or segregated locations to socialize.

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