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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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Case: Gammett v. Idaho State Board of Corrections

Successfully represented an incarcerated transgender woman who was denied treatment for GID by the Idaho Department of Corrections.

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Case: In re Y.G.

NCLR helped Y.G., a transgender woman from Mexico who suffered severe abuse from her family and gangs because of her gender identity. After a brutal gang attack, she fled to the U.S., but was soon caught and detained with male prisoners in Yuba County. Y.G. obtained amnesty in 2009.

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