170 Transgender Women In Colorado Prisons File Lawsuit Claiming Violence and Sexual Harassment

Maria Perez
Nov 26, 2019 - 2:00
170 Transgender Women In Colorado Prisons File Lawsuit Claiming Violence and Sexual Harassment

About 170 transgender women who are incarcerated in Colorado have filed a lawsuit against the Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC), alleging that they have been discriminated against based on their identity and have been subjected to unsafe conditions. The suit, which was filed by the Transgender Law Center (TLC) and King & Greisen, LLP on Friday, lists seven transgender women who are incarcerated at the CDOC that have experienced physical violence and sexual harassment while they are serving time. The lawsuit is demanding that the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act and the Colorado Constitution...

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