White House says putting trans inmates in the wrong prisons is ‘cruel and unusual punishment’

The White House says that incarcerating trans women in men’s prisons risks serious harm and is unconstitutional under the Eighth Amendment. The US Justice of Department made the statement in a legal brief about Ashley Diamond, the trans woman who is suing the state of Georgia after being repeatedly sexually assaulted and denied healthcare while … Continue reading White House says putting trans inmates in the wrong prisons is ‘cruel and unusual punishment’