Prison officials say transgender woman should remain incarcerated in all-male prison

February 28, 2018 The Boston Globe By Michael Levenson State prison officials told a federal judge Wednesday that they are refusing to transfer a transgender inmate to the state women’s prison because they believe they have already made reasonable accommodations for her in a men’s prison and are concerned she would disrupt the prison climate […]

A transgender woman is suing Mass. over placement at male prison

November 15, 2017 The Boston Globe By Michael Levenson Being assigned to an all-male prison was traumatic enough. But a transgender woman incarcerated at MCI-Norfolk says she has been subjected to groping and taunting by male prisoners and correctional officers who routinely harass her because she identifies as a woman. Now, the 52-year-old prisoner, who has […]