Democratic Headquarters Vandal A Transgendered Anarchist Angry With Obama Over Gay Rights

09/26/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Ernest Luning The Colorado Independent

DENVER -- The suspect arrested Tuesday morning on charges of smashing 11 windows at the state Democratic Party headquarters is a transgendered "Denver-based anarchist" who goes by the name "Ariel Attack," according to postings on numerous anarchist and radical gay-rights websites. A fundraising plea circulated by the self-described "radical queer group" Denver Bash Back! seeks donations to raise the $5,000 bail set for 24-year-old Maurice Schwenkler, who is "listed in the jail records and media under her birth name."

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