Achieving LGBT Equality Through Litigation, Legislation, Policy, and Public Education

Summary & History

Prisons

Policy: LGBT Prisoners

STATUS: Pending, California

NCLR is working with correctional agencies in California to develop policies and procedures to protect the health and safety of LGBT prisoners. This work includes efforts to house transgender women in female housing units, ensuring transgender prisoners’ access to hormone therapy, and implementing policies and procedures that protect LGBT prisoners from sexual and physical violence.

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