(THE COLLEGE FIX) -- A lesbian school board member in Evanston, Illinois, a suburb north of Chicago, said she is a victim of a hate crime.
“This weekend I was the target of a hate crime,” Elisabeth “Biz” Lindsay-Ryan wrote in a statement released by the District 65 board of education on January 11. “The motive of the perpetrator was clear — my car and personal belongings ransacked along with a message of homophobic hate language prominently displayed.”
Ryan said the vandalism “is a result of white supremacy colluding with misogyny and homophobia to inflict the most harm possible.”
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