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Judge orders Illinois State Prison adhere to WPATH SOC

Judge orders Illinois State Prison adhere to WPATH SOC

A federal judge has ordered the Illinois Department of Corrections to immediately adhere to WPATH standards of care for the medical treatment of transgender inmates. The order in the form of a preliminary injunction was issued as a federal judge presides over a class-action suit filed by the ACLU on behalf of three transgender people housed […]

No Pride In Prison to Protest Rape and Beating of Auckland Trans Inmate

No Pride In Prison to Protest Rape and Beating of Auckland Trans Inmate

A transgender woman held in Auckland South was beaten and raped by 7 men after being moved into general population Wednesday according to “No Pride in Prison’. The advocacy group says that they have confirmed the assault with family members and have announced a rally for the 10th of October. ‘She was taken out of […]

I Believe in Me: Fighting for Trans Rights in Prison

I Believe in Me: Fighting for Trans Rights in Prison

This video released by Lambda Legal documents Donisha McShan’s successful fight to be treated as a woman while at The H Group, the Marion, Illinois, halfway house where she was receiving substance abuse counseling. Lambda Legal sent a demand letter to The H Group after Ms. McShan contacted Lambda Legal’s Help Desk In the video, […]