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16 April 2022
New Jersey. Pregnancies in women's prison after arrival of trans 'inmates'
Two inmates pregnant in New Jersey women's prison after the arrival of transgender prisoners. Complaints of harassment by men who 'identify' as women and protests by guards were in vain. Gender self-determination weighs heavy on US prison system
Two inmates became pregnant after having sex with a transgender prisoner at New Jersey's only women's prison, the Edna Mahan Correctional Institution. This was stated at a press conference by the head of external relations of the state's Department of Corrections. It is unclear whether the inmates have had relations with the same trans-identified inmate and whether they intend to carry the pregnancy forward. Officials at the prison, which has long been in the eye of the storm over allegations of abuse, specified that the [...]
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17 November 2021
UK like Canada and California: male bodies in female prisons. The House of Lords reaffirms this
Self-identification is enough to ask to be detained together with women. "Has the world gone mad?" protested Buckley peer Claire Fox. "How can we talk about fighting violence against women if we allow this?". But the government has no intention of changing its mind
UK. Prisoners with male bodies who "self-identify" as women can continue to be housed in women's prisons. This was confirmed by the House of Lords. A few months ago the High Court had already confirmed the legality of the practice: male-bodied convicts can be detained together with women "regardless of whether they have taken legal or medical measures to acquire their new gender", thus on the basis of a free self-declaration. The Under-Secretary of State for Justice, Tory Lord Wolfson of [...]
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6 June 2021
California, Washington... soon to be male prisoners in women's jails across the US
A new Californian law allows males who self-identify as women to serve their sentences in women's prisons. Without hormones or surgery. Ditto in Washington - and so in Canada and wherever self-id is in force. If the US Congress passes the Equality Act, this will happen all over the US.
If something is written in the Wall Street Journal, perhaps it is easier to believe. Well, the prestigious newspaper dedicates an article to the absurd situation in Californian prisons: male prisoners, with their male bodies intact, who call themselves women and ask to be transferred to women's prisons on the basis of Bill 132, in force since 1 January. A situation which, if the US Senate approves the Equality Act enacted by President Joe Biden, could soon affect women's prisons all over [...].
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