Protest for transgender 15-yo imprissoned in solitary draws 50 DCF in Hartford and NYC

Jane Doe, a 15 year old transgender girl of color remains in solitary confinement at the York Correctional Facility in Niantic CT. Jane hasn’t been sentenced or guilty a crime. Jane is seving time for being transgender after committed in a extremly biased buacracy.

Joette Katz, commissioner of the Department of Children and Families in defensive op-ed explained her rational for sending a child to solitary confinment, argubedly the most inhuman incarceration legaly allowed by law. citing her being a danger to female staff and residents of DCF facilities 13 times. Katz never once acknowlaged that Jane is transgender but she does see as a danger to woman.

#justiceforjane @Justice4JaneCT amazing rally today at @CTDCF in Hartford! Justice for Jane Doe! pic.twitter.com/sxb6pImVzr
— Chris G (@chrisNHV) April 25, 2014

Free jane doe, a 16 year old trans girl incarcerated in CT. #justiceforjane #abolitionnow. RT and spread the word pic.twitter.com/5aMZRG3buU
— DarkMatter (@DarkMatterRage) April 25, 2014

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Kelli Busey an outspoken gonzo style journalist has been writing since 2007. In 2008, she brought the Dallas Advocate on-line and has articles published by the Reconciling Ministries Network, The Transsexual Menace, The Daily Kos, Frock Magazine the TransAdvocate, the Dallas Voice and The Advocate. Kelli, an avid runner is editor in chief at Planet Transgender which she founded in 2007.

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