A feminist group echoing the #MeToo movement and defending women in Peru has voiced their support, in a tweet, for a trans woman who beat a woman for calling her a man.

A lawyer was struck by Fiorella Cava, the ex-singer for a popular local 80’s band JAS, after allegedly calling Cava a man. Cava was previously known as Sergio Vinicio prior to transitioning to become a woman.

The assault took place in Miraflores during a protest outside a performance.

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