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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    The filing says a cellmate once raped Tay Tay. The Department of Corrections didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. A similar lawsuit led to a rare transfer of transgender prisoner ...
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    The filing says a cellmate once raped Tay Tay. IDOC didn’t immediately ... transgender prisoner Strawberry Hampton to a women’s prison last year. Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. ...
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    In an attempt to hold prison officials accountable to their duties under Farmer, Congress passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) in 2003.From that law grew a set of standards designed to ...
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    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 ...
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    Film and video. Several movies feature transgender issues as a central part of the plot element, or well known movies in which a transgender character plays a minor but important role: . Trans men. Desperate Living (1977): A John Waters comedy featuring a trans man character who gets phalloplasty.; Boys Don't Cry (1999): A drama film based on the real-life story of Brandon Teena, a transgender ...
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