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

Archives: Prisons

Case: Adams v. Federal Bureau of Prisons et al.

The National Center for Lesbian Rights litigated and settled a case for Vanessa Adams that ensured proper treatment and healthcare for transgender prisoners housed in the federal prison system.

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Policy: LGBT Prisoners

NCLR is working with correctional agencies in California to develop policies and procedures to protect the health and safety of...

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Legislation: Prison Rape Elimination Act

NCLR has worked for years on issues related to the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), a federal law passed in...

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Los Jóvenes LGBTQ en el Sistema de Justicia Juvenil / LGBTQ Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

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Bridging the Gap between Rights and Reality for Youth Incarcerated in California

This article, published in the Winter 2008 edition of the U.C. Davis Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy, discusses the...

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SB 518 Fact Sheet: The California Juvenile Justice Safety and Protection Act

This bill provides a comprehensive bill of rights to protect youth in California juvenile justice facilities from discrimination and harassment...

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LGBT Youth in Juvenile Court: Practice Tips for Juvenile Defenders

The Equity Project is excited to announce the release of LGBT Youth in Juvenile Court: Practice Tips for Juvenile Defenders, a...

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In Defense of LGBT Youth: Strategies to Help Juvenile Defenders Zealously Advocate for their LGBT Clients

This short article provides information for juvenile defenders that will assist them in defending LGBT youth. In Defense of LGBT Youth expands...

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Hidden Injustice: LGBT Youth in Juvenile Courts

Hidden Injustice, published by the Equity Project, a collaboration of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Legal Services for Children, and the National...

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A Place of Respect: A Guide for Group Care Facilities Serving Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Youth

A pioneering new report authored by the National Center for Lesbian Rights and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project urges group care facilities...

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