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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  • Black Transgender Woman Who Survived Rape And Box Cutter Attack Sues California Prison Employees
    Candice Crowder, a 35 year-old black bisexual transgender woman, was violently raped ... prison to classify her as a “threat to the safety and security of the institution, staff, and inmate ...
    01/9/2019 - 2:06 am | View Link
  • Transgender Inmate Alleges Abuse, Sues California Prison System
    A transgender inmate is suing California’s prison system, alleging she was abused and demeaned by guards and spent nine months in solitary after reporting a cellmate had raped her. Candice ...
    01/9/2019 - 1:17 am | View Link
  • Transgender rapist 'is asking for £25,000 for gender reassignment so she can be sent back to women's jail'
    White raped one woman in Manchester happened while living ... While on remand in the women's prison, White approached an inmate in the queue for prisoners to get medication. Christopher Dunn, prosecut...
    01/8/2019 - 7:58 pm | View Link
  • Colorado to hold CDOC accountable for dangers posed to transgender inmates
    Hours after the denial, an inmate entered Saunders-Velez’s cell and demanded ... Statistically, cisgender male prison guards have raped more female inmates than trans inmates have (I found no record o...
    01/8/2019 - 7:03 pm | View Link
  • Transgender inmate sues California prison system
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A transgender inmate is suing California's prison system, alleging she was abused and demeaned by guards and spent nine months in solitary after reporting a cellmate had raped her ...
    01/8/2019 - 5:16 pm | View Link
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  • A Transgender Woman Says She Was Locked In A Cell With Her ...
    A Transgender Woman Says She Was Locked In A Cell With Her Rapist. In a lawsuit, Zahara Green says that after she asked Georgia prison officials for protection, she found herself sharing a cell with the inmate who had been abusing her.
    01/7/2019 - 9:55 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.
    01/6/2019 - 5:56 pm | View Website
  • Victims of Sexual Violence: Statistics | RAINN
    Younger People Are at the Highest Risk of Sexual Violence. Ages 12-34 are the highest risk years for rape and sexual assault. 3 Those age 65 and older are 92% less likely than 12-24 year olds to be a victim of rape or sexual assault, and 83% less likely than 25-49 year olds. 4 Read more statistics about about child sexual abuse.
    01/5/2019 - 5:42 pm | 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 ...
    01/5/2019 - 1:10 pm | 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 ...
    01/5/2019 - 9:29 am | View Website
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