How a Transgender Inmate’s Lawsuit Finally Brought Policy Change to NJ Prisons 1

How a Transgender Inmate’s Lawsuit Finally Brought Policy Change to NJ Prisons

After enduring 18 long months of sexual harassment, humiliating strip searches and bouncing around to four all-male prison facilities, Sonia Doe, a transgender woman, was finally transferred to a woman’s facility. The switch came after filing a lawsuit against the New Jersey Department of Corrections leading to a historic policy change. New Jersey’s prison system will now assign inmates based on their gender identity AND “gender-affirming care” including mental health and medical care for gender non-conforming prisoners.» Subscribe to MSNBC:

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How a Transgender Inmate’s Lawsuit Finally Brought Policy Change to NJ Prisons

40 comments

  1. As far as human rights, societal standards, and basic decency are concerned the USA is at the level of Western Europe in the Dark Ages.

    1. Wtf are you talking about? No one is throwing gays off of building tops…….well maybe in Palestine but not here

    2. “…but some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation, or flee from the light into the peace and safety of a new Dark age”.
      –H.P. Lovecraft

      I sincerely believe that’s what a certain segment of our population really wants; they actually want a “new Dark age”. They are terrified of the future because they know that the Future is going to leave them and their pitiful sky-wizard stories in the dust where it belongs.

      Humanity needs to get past this toddler stage. Let’s get ourselves over this supremely stupid phase of our human history and please, let’s just move the f*** on!

      I am sick and tired of having to drag these people, kicking and screaming into the 21st century. We have a lot of work to do! Climate change for instance. But silly me, I forget: they’d rather be King of the Ashes.

    1. So, you’re equating someone being a little overheated with someone fearing for their life?

  2. There was another story where the Transperson got 12 yrs for trying to fence a power saw. Seriously … she got 12 yrs … did we mention she was black.

    1. She should have gotten 12 years. “Fencing a power saw” or any other sexual act on a non-consenting creature or object should have a stiff penalty.

  3. hahhaha she is crazy people everywhere i thought she wanted to be a man , now why is she running away from men’s prison.

  4. Take counsel together, but it will come to nothing; Speak the word, but it will not stand, For God is with us.” Isaiah 8 : 10

    Please like so more people can see this

  5. I’m sorry, “denied feminine products”? Trans”women” don’t menstruate!!! WTF are they talking about?!

  6. Behavior that you’re afraid to share with the world and tell you have your surgery and call yourself a transgender and cause havoc on the world when bathroom situations were perfect just the way they were until you selfishly entered the world with your selfish views just to draw attention to your egotistical self that’s afraid to grow and work through the emotions like spiritual people do

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