‘You deserve to be raped without mercy” – threatened on social media because she identifies as Trans
On social media Raquel Richards has shared the threatening messages she received from a complete stranger.
As can be seen from the messages, Richards was threatened because she identifies as transgender.
Many people condemned the threats and the behaviour of the person and expressed their full support towards Richards.
On social media, Richards. said that she would not let these comments and people like this make her feel inferior because she is happy with herself and is at peace with everyone. Despite this, she wanted to share her experience to show that, unfortunately, homophobia and hatred still exist in Maltese society.
This is not the first time that Richards has had to face situations such as this.
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