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 inmate assaulted fellow prisoners in HMP New Hall
    Another inmate told how she was in the prison workshop with White when the defendant was ... The woman, in her 20s, told police White had violently raped her five or six times between January and Dece...
    10/11/2018 - 11:37 pm | View Link
  • Transgender prison inmate who sexually assaulted women jailed for life
    After becoming friendly with another inmate, she pressed her erect penis against ... they are not real ones." Also while in prison, White wrote to a woman she had raped - an offence not reported to po...
    10/11/2018 - 2:46 pm | View Link
  • Transgender inmate jailed for sexual assaults on women in prison
    Another inmate told how she was in the prison workshop with White when the defendant was ... While in jail, White had written to an earlier victim he had raped but which was not reported to police at ...
    10/11/2018 - 1:41 am | View Link
  • Transgender inmate says she was raped amid prison 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. (Courtesy Lindsay Saunders ...
    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
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  • 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 ...
    11/13/2018 - 7:25 am | View Website
  • If Feminist Laurie Penny Was Serious About Stopping Rape ...
    Prison dramas in which the proverbial lunatics run the asylum, media-promulgated stories of rare inmate escapes, and investigative reports on incarcerated felons’ easy access to contraband like drugs may give the impression that the state has largely lost control of locked-up criminals.
    11/13/2018 - 1:06 am | View Website
  • LGBT people in prison
    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender prisoners often face additional challenges compared to non-LGBT 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 from other ...
    11/12/2018 - 11:54 pm | View Website
  • 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.)
    11/11/2018 - 7:59 pm | 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.
    11/11/2018 - 4:46 pm | View Website
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