Transgender inmates in Kansas
Transgender inmates say they're put in danger by the Kansas prison system. Multiple inmates said they were targets of harassment and discrimination by fellow inmates, medical staff and corrections officers.
Transgender inmates say the Kansas prison system put them in danger by refusing to accept their gender or provide gender-affirming care. As Blaise Mesa of the Kansas News Service reports, many say the environment inside Kansas prisons left them especially vulnerable to violence, leading some to consider or attempt suicide.
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