Prisons

Court dismisses abuse allegations by transgender inmate

As the new web series Orange is the New Black brings focus to transgender women in prison through a character played by transgender actress Laverne Cox, real life transgender inmates are calling for the prison system to provide the healthcare and safety they need.

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February 26, 2013

Today is the last day to make your voice heard to protect LGBTI detainees

The national center for transgender equality will be hand delivering a petition to capitol hill with hopes on bringing more attention to the mistreatment of ntersex, transgender, and non-gender conforming immigrant detainees.

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February 21, 2013

NCTE to Secretary Napolitano: Stop sexual abuse in Immigration detention camps

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is set to issue a series of directives that will take some steps to help ensure the safety and treatment of LGBT detainees in the immigration system, but the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is calling on her to do more.

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