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Transgender inmate seeks rare transfer to female prison

CHICAGO/January 5, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  A 26-year-old transgender woman serving a 10-year sentence in Illinois for burglary is seeking a rarely granted transfer to a female prison where she says she’ll be less vulnerable to the kinds of sexual assault, taunting and beatings she’s been subjected to in male prisons. Deon “Strawberry” Hampton describes in … Continue reading Transgender inmate seeks rare transfer to female prison