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Transgender Activist Pleads To Simple Assault – Felony Charges Withdrawn

A prominent transgender activist from Pittsburgh has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of simple assault after prosecutors withdrew an additional 13 felony and misdemeanor charges that had been filed against her.

Dena Stanley, 36, of Pittsburgh, was arrested by Ambridge police on November 19 of last year on allegations she had attacked another woman and several juveniles – including a 7-year-old boy – following a squabble between neighborhood teenagers.

Stanley is the founder of Trans YOUniting, a nonprofit organization located in Pittsburgh that advocates for the non-binary and transgender communities.

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John Paul is an award-winning investigative journalist and founder of BeaverCountian.com. He reports full-time for the site with a focus on public watchdog journalism.

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