Topics :: transgender inmates

Transgender Teenager in Confinement Case Escapes

Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
A transgender girl whose imprisonment without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates has escaped from custody in Connecticut.

Manning to Begin Gender Treatment

Friday Jul 18, 2014
Natl. security leaker Chelsea Manning will not be transferred from a military prison to a civilian facility where she could get better treatment for her gender-identity condition. The military will instead begin the initial treatment for her.

Officials: Transgender Girl Moved to Male Facility

Monday Jul 14, 2014
A transgender girl has been moved to Connecticut's juvenile home for boys after she was accused of assault.

Jailed Transgender Teen Moved to Psych Center

By Dave Collins | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
A troubled transgender girl detained in the Connecticut adult women’s prison for two months without criminal charges was moved Tuesday to a psychiatric center for children following an outcry by her supporters.

Treatment Center Accepts Jailed Transgender Teen

By Dave Collins | Friday Jun 6, 2014
A 16-year-old transgender girl detained without criminal charges at an adult women’s prison in Connecticut for the past two months has been accepted into a private treatment center for youths in Massachusetts.

Hearing Continues for Ohio Transgender Inmate Case

Friday May 2, 2014
A hearing is continuing into a second day over a lawsuit by a transgender prison inmate who wants a judge to order Ohio authorities to allow her hormone treatments to continue permanently.

Transgender Inmate Suing Over Hormone Treatments

By Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Thursday May 1, 2014
A transgender prison inmate in Ohio wants a federal judge to order the state to allow her hormone treatments to continue, saying she suffered a medical setback including facial hair growth and depression when the treatments stopped.

Judge OKs Transgender Inmate’s Hormone Treatments

By Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
State prison officials must immediately resume hormone treatments for a transgender inmate who argued that she suffered a medical setback including facial hair growth and depression when her treatments stopped, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday.

Mass. Prison Officials Appeal Sex-Change Ruling

Friday Jan 31, 2014
Massachusetts prison officials are appealing a decision that would force taxpayers to pay for a sex-change operation for a transgender inmate serving a life sentence for murder.

In Texas, Jail Confronts Issue of Inmate Safety

By Ramit Plushnick-Masti | Thursday Jan 30, 2014
Many jails around the country are implementing changes to the way it treats its gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender population.