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Mention vandalism against VRR.
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In June 2019, [[Julie Bindel]] was physically attacked by a trans-identifying male person after holding a keynote speech about male violence against women at the Edinburgh University, together with Prof. Rosa Freedman.<ref name=edinburgh/>  "He was shouting and ranting and raving, 'you're a f***** c***, you're a f****** bitch, a f****** Terf" and the rest of it.  We were trying to walk to the cab to take us to the airport, and then he just lunged at me and almost punched me in the face, but a security guard pulled him away."  The male person, who calls himself "[[Cathy Brennan]]" (after famous lesbian and radical feminist lawyer, whom he despises) had previously stood out on social media for [[:File:Joe-brennan-twitter.jpg|encouraging physical violence]] against feminists at Gay Pride events.
 
In June 2019, [[Julie Bindel]] was physically attacked by a trans-identifying male person after holding a keynote speech about male violence against women at the Edinburgh University, together with Prof. Rosa Freedman.<ref name=edinburgh/>  "He was shouting and ranting and raving, 'you're a f***** c***, you're a f****** bitch, a f****** Terf" and the rest of it.  We were trying to walk to the cab to take us to the airport, and then he just lunged at me and almost punched me in the face, but a security guard pulled him away."  The male person, who calls himself "[[Cathy Brennan]]" (after famous lesbian and radical feminist lawyer, whom he despises) had previously stood out on social media for [[:File:Joe-brennan-twitter.jpg|encouraging physical violence]] against feminists at Gay Pride events.
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In August 16, 2019, the Facebook account of [[Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter]] reported that a dead rat had been nailed to their door frame.<ref name=vrr-fb/>  On August 26, their Twitter account followed up by reporting their door and windows were vandalized with phrases such as "FUCK TERFS" and "KILL TERFS" as well as "TRANS POWER".<ref name=vrr-twitter/>  The repeated harassment and vandalism garnered attention in local and national news.<ref name=vrr-vancouverisawesome/><ref name=vrr-nationalreview/><ref name=vrr-citynews/>
    
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|date=December 5, 2018
 
|date=December 5, 2018
 
|website=BBC News
 
|website=BBC News
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<ref name=vrr-fb>
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{{cite web
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|url=https://www.facebook.com/VancouverRapeRelief/posts/710603379412445
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|title=Vancouver Rape Relief & Women's Shelter - Facebook
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|date=August 16, 2019
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|website=Facebook
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<ref name=vrr-twitter>
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{{cite web
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|url=https://twitter.com/VanRapeRelief/status/1166426534321647616
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|title=VancouverRapeRelief on Twitter
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|date=August 26, 2019
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|website=Twitter
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<ref name=vrr-vancouverisawesome>
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{{cite web
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|url=https://www.vancouverisawesome.com/2019/08/28/vancouver-rape-relief-centre-targeted-vandalism-threats-transgender-controversy/
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|title=Vancouver Rape Relief centre targeted with vandalism, threats over transgender controversy
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|author=Jessica Kerr
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|date=August 28, 2019
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|website=Vancouver is Awesome
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</ref>
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<ref name=vrr-nationalreview>
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{{cite web
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|url=https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/08/women-only-rape-relief-shelter-defunded-then-vandalized/
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|title=Women-Only Rape-Relief Shelter Defunded, Then Vandalized
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|author=Madeleine Kearns
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|date=August 28, 2019
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|website=National Review
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<ref name=vrr-citynews>
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{{cite web
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|url=https://www.citynews1130.com/2019/08/27/vancouver-rape-relief-centre-vandalized-likely-over-restrictions-for-transgender-people/
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|title=Vancouver Rape Relief centre vandalized, likely over restrictions for transgender people
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|author=Jonathan Szekeres and Lauren Boothby
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|date=Aug 27, 2019
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|website=City News
 
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