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  1. Sexual Health Advocacy for Youth in Foster Care and Detention Facilities, Legal and Policy Outline, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2007)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policys (CHLP) legal and policy outline for advocating for sexual health and HIV prevention programming for youth in state custody. Youth in the state welfare and juvenile justice systems, especially lesbian, gay, bisexual, tran ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:14am

  2. Testimony of Robert Bidwell, M.D., National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Hearing: Focus on Juveniles (2006)

    In his testimony before the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission, Dr. Robert Bidwell discusses the shortcomings of youth detention centers in protecting LGBT teens from harassment and violence. Dr. Bidwell is a pediatrician at the Hawaii Youth Corr ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:27am

  3. Adams v. Federal Bureau of Prisons, No. 09-10272 (D. Mass. June 7, 2010)

    In this decision, a federal district court judge (the trial judge) denied the Federal Bureau of Prison's (FBOP) motion to dismiss the complaint of a transgender prisoner, Vanessa Adams, seeking access to hormone therapy.  It is a district court decis ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  4. Sexual Assault in Jail and Juvenile Facilities: Promising Practices for Prevention and Response, Final Report, Kim English et al., Colorado Division of Criminal Justice Office of Research and Statistics (2011)

    The purpose of this descriptive study was to identify and document promising practices for the prevention and response to sexual assault in juvenile residential facilities and adult jails in the United States. The ultimate goal of the study was to gather ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 12:24pm

  5. A Roadmap for Change: Federal Policy Recommendations for Addressing the Criminalization of LGBT People and People Living with HIV, Catherine Hanssens et al. (2014)

    This report recommends federal action to address pervasive profiling, punishment and imprisonment of LGBT people and people living with HIV. ...

    admin - 6/15/2017 10:42am

  6. A Roadmap for Change: Federal Policy Recommendations for Addressing the Criminalization of LGBT People and People with HIV, Making the Case for Federal Policy Change: Essays and Excerpts, Catherine Hanssens et al. (2014)

    These essays, excerpts, and stories from the new report, A Roadmap for Change: Federal Policy Recommendations for Addressing the Criminalization of LGBT People and People with HIV, highlight the need for federal action to address pervasive profiling, puni ...

    admin - 6/15/2017 10:44am

  7. Unjust: How the Broken Criminal Justice System Fails LGBT People, Center for American Progress and Movement Advancement Project (2016)

    This report examines the pervasive discrimination against LGBTQ people throughout the criminal legal system, from entry to exit. Stigma, discriminatory enforcement of laws, and harmful policing strategies and tactics all contribute to the overrepresentati ...

    admin - 7/14/2016 10:48am

  8. Tate v. Wexford Health Source, No. 3: 16-cv-00092-NJR (S.D. Ill. Feb. 18, 2016)

    An Illinois federal judge allowed a transgender inmate’s claims under the Eighth Amendment and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to proceed against correctional facility staff alleged to have denied her treatment for gender dysphoria. Correctional ...

    admin - 3/30/2018 3:50pm

  9. PREA Data Collection Activities, 2016, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics (2016)

    This report from the U.S. Department of Justice provides the results from two surveys—the Survey of Sexual Victimization (SSV) and the National Survey of Youth in Custody (NSYC)—undertaken as required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). A third sur ...

    admin - 5/11/2017 4:08pm

  10. Improving correctional healthcare providers’ ability to care for transgender patients: Development and evaluation of a theory-driven cultural and clinical competence intervention, Jaclyn White Hughto et al, Social Science & Medicine (2017)

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    admin - 4/18/2018 10:58am

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