One more terrible story of misgendering a trans prisoner


An emergency court order has been filed to help a trans woman who is being kept in solitary confinement in a man’s prison 24/7. Strawberry, who has been in solitary confinement for the past nine months at the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) guards, is not allowed to leave her cell otherwise she needs to take a shower. The prisoner alleges that she has survived numerous cases of harassment, sexual assaults and death threats while in prison, she is not safe, she is not given the care she needs, especially if to consider that fact that she has problems with mental health and requires mental health. The prison has agreed to call a Gender Identity Committee within 60 days to assess and determine her permanent placement.


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