UK Trans woman Avery Edison jailed at Canadian border: Partner on Sun News Video

Transgender woman Avery Edison, a UK citizen was remanded into custody after entering Canada Monday. Avery was aware her entrance was problematic, due to her last visit when she left with an expired Visa. But she took the risk because she loves her partner and missed her kittens.

Update, Avery is to be freed say's her partner

Avery had bought a non refundable ticket to the UK for March but that didn't matter to the airport officials. They took her to a male holding facility, putting her into a single cell. Avery was amazed at the airport that the border guards had allowed her to continue tweeting while continually intentionally misgendering, humiliating and insulting her. Those tweets have caused such a internet firestorm she has since been transferred to a female holding facility.

Avery had a lawyer lined up for her hearing but it was put back until later and we all know how crucial it is to have legal representation, especially in these instances where governments are known to sweep people away. Avery is calling out to everyone with a media platform to continue to help making visible this sort of treatment normally invisible.

Here are some of her tweets and her partner who is currently tweeting from Avery's account and his own.

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