DENVER (AP) -- A transgender inmate who is suing Colorado's corrections agency says she was raped at a men's prison hours after a federal judge denied her request to block the prison from keeping her in a disciplinary unit, according to court records and the woman's attorney....

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  • Transgender rape suspect accused of attacking four inmates in women's jail
    London - A transgender prisoner charged with raping a woman was remanded to a female prison where she indecently assaulted ... in September happened when White stood close to another inmate, touched h...
    09/7/2018 - 2:43 am | View Link
  • Transgender inmate says she was raped in a men’s prison amid lawsuit
    This 2018 photo provided by inmate Lindsay Saunders-Velez shows her, at left, with mentor Meghan Baker at the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility in Cañon City, Colo. Saunders-Velez is a transg...
    07/10/2018 - 10:40 am | View Link
  • Transgender inmate says she was raped amid prison lawsuit
    DENVER — A transgender inmate who is suing Colorado's corrections agency says she was raped at a men's prison hours after a federal judge denied her request to block the prison from keeping her in a d...
    05/3/2018 - 4:49 am | View Link
  • A Transgender Inmate Says She Was Raped in a 'Discriminatory and Dangerous' Colorado Men's Prison
    (DENVER) — A transgender inmate who is suing Colorado’s corrections agency says she was raped at a men’s prison hours after a federal judge denied her request to block the prison from keeping her in a ...
    05/3/2018 - 1:42 am | View Link
  • Transgender inmate says she was raped despite raising fears
    DENVER (AP) — A transgender inmate who is suing Colorado's corrections agency says she was raped at a men's prison hours after a federal judge denied her request to block the prison from keeping her i...
    05/2/2018 - 10:11 pm | View Link
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  • A Boy Among Men | The Marshall Project
    John’s mother went to prison, and he went to live with his grandparents in a northern suburb of Detroit. (His story, in which names have been changed, is based on interviews, documents, and a deposition in an ongoing lawsuit.)
    09/10/2018 - 8:15 am | View Website
  • Prison rape in the United States
    Prison rape commonly refers to the rape of inmates in prison by other inmates or prison staff. In 2001, Human Rights Watch estimated that at least 140,000 inmates had been raped while incarcerated in the United States. A United States Department of Justice report, Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails Reported by Inmates, states that "In 2011–12, an estimated 4.0% of state and federal ...
    09/9/2018 - 4:09 pm | View Website
  • LGBT people in prison
    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender prisoners often face additional challenges compared to heterosexual and cisgender prisoners. According to Just Detention International, LGBT inmates are "among the most vulnerable in the prison population". 67% of LGBT prisoners in California report being assaulted while in prison. The vulnerability of LGBT prisoners has led some prisons to separate them ...
    09/9/2018 - 2:14 pm | View Website
  • Discussion of transgender issues | RailUK Forums
    A transgender person should be placed in accommodation appropriate to the gender they identify as, in this instance that would be a female prison. To do otherwise puts the person at a very significantly increased risk of harm from other prisoners* (and this increases the further through their transition they are), a significantly increased risk of mental health issues and/or self harm ...
    09/9/2018 - 11:58 am | View Website
  • Issues of Importance to Transgender Prisoners
    b. Involuntary segregation Transgender and intersex prisoners often end up in segregation against their will, sometimes as punishment, sometimes for “protection,” and sometimes because prison officials cannot decide what gender they should consider the person.
    09/8/2018 - 12:42 pm | View Website
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