Nina Cohen biography: 10 things about Long Beach, California transwoman born Eric Cohen

Nina Cohen (©Los Angeles Police Department)
Nina Cohen (©Los Angeles Police Department)

Nina Cohen is a transgender woman from California, United States. Here are 10 more things about her:

  1. Her birth name is Eric Cohen. (a)
  2. She lives in Long Beach, California. (a)
  3. She is Katharine Drechsler‘s daughter. (a)
  4. She is an Antifa member. (b)
  5. According to her family and friends, she is a leader in Long Beach’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning (LGBTQ) community and a veteran activist who helped the homeless and LGBTQ youth throughout the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2020 and spoke out against anti-transgender bigotry. (a)
  6. On July 17, 2021, she was arrested at an Antifa riot outside Wi Spa in Los Angeles, California. (b)
  7. On August 14, 2021, she allegedly stabbed a Latino male anti-vaccination protester at a riot in front of the city hall of Los Angeles, lacerating his heart and puncturing his lung. (a)(b)
  8. On the evening of September 1, 2021, she was arrested by Los Angeles Police Department officers and charged with assault with a deadly weapon. (a)
  9. She was 30 years old when she was arrested on September 1, 2021. (a)
  10. On September 3, 2021, she was arraigned and transferred to the Los Angeles County sheriff’s inmate reception center. Her bail was set at $1 million. (a)



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