Transgender woman suing Massachusetts for being kept in male prison

Transgender woman suing Massachusetts for being kept in male prison

Phil Demers, MassLive - 16 November 2017

"A 52-year-old transgender woman incarcerated at MCI-Norfolk on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit against the Department of Correction seeking transfer to a women's correctional facility.

The lawsuit has the potential to change how transgender inmates are classified by Massachusetts prisons and jails -- which currently assign prisoners to facilities based on sexual anatomy alone."

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