Black, Transgender and in Prison

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  • Abuse From Authority
  • Isolated in Isolation
  • Sexual Assault
  • The Fight for Equalityv
  •  How You Can Help
  • Free at Last
  • What It Means to Be Transgender
  • My Identity Makes Me a Target

Sexual Assault

While solitary confinement may protect some transgender inmates from violence, 29 percent of Black transgender inmates reported being physically assaulted. Additionally, 32 percent said they were sexually assaulted, according to the National Transgender Discrimination Survey.

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