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01/21/2016 02:18 pm ET

Transgender Woman Alleges Harassment At Popular Times Square Restaurant

A transgender woman says she was groped by a stranger and called homophobic and transphobic slurs by a group of friends at Dallas BBQ in Times Square, and that management didn’t go far enough to ensure her safety.

Andre St. Clair is a self-described artist and advocate living in New York City, where she works in event management and fundraising for LGBT organizations.

On Saturday night, January 16,  she dined at Dallas BBQ Times Square with friends. As she walked through the restaurant to meet other friends she spotted at the location, she says she was grabbed aggressively by a stranger:

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