Roller Girl

Roller Girl | Person | Roller girl is Angela Dawson, the pink-clad woman with the giant headphones rollerblading in and out of traffic trying to guide pedestrians across crosswalks. In 2015 she won a human rights tribunal against the Vancouver Police Department after it found that she had been discriminated against because she was transgender.

Usage: “Sometimes this town gets me down, but not when I see Roller Girl…”

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