Chelsea Manning's legal team reports she's been missing for a week, and several incarcerated trans women in Texas are being threatened with violence, both highlighting the dangers posed to trans women in prison.
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The 25-year-old black trans man's story of discrimination, bias-motivated violence, and incarceration has caught the eye of Laverne Cox and the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
Passion Star, with help from Lambda Legal, has been placed in safekeeping after years of complaints about the constant sexual violence she's faced in men's prisons. read more
Texas prison officials have agreed to place a transgender inmate in protective custody after Lambda Legal filed an emergency motion this week alleging her life was in imminent danger. Ken Upton (right), senior counsel at Lambda Lega...
This case has already been successful in winning a platform for trans voices to raise public awareness about the contradictions and dangers of the prison system.