“He would have shot us.” [Marge Ballack and I] actually were assaulted. We were verbally assaulted by a skinhead who told us if he hadn’t of found the Lord he would have shot us right there on the street. He said, “I’d kill you right now.” It’s better [now]. But [fear of violence is] still there. Every once in a while, we’ll hear of men getting beat up outside of bars.
Source: Interview with Maureen Nickerson in December 2006, held at the Northwest Museum for Arts and Culture.