In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.
The state Office of Child Advocate has criticized state child welfare officials for their handling of a transgender girl held at a Connecticut detention center for boys.
Child protection officials say a transgender girl who was moved from a women’s prison been relocated to a center for delinquent boys.
A troubled transgender girl detained in the Connecticut adult women’s prison for two months without criminal charges was moved Tuesday to a psychiatric center for children following an outcry by her supporters.
Late Friday afternoon, state officials announced that a transgender girl is being moved out of prison next week.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A federal judge has canceled a hearing on whether to order Connecticut officials to stop detaining a transgender teenager in an adult prison where she had been held for two months […]
Connecticut’s child advocate says a transgender teenage girl has been moved out of a mental health unit at the state adult women’s prison and placed in another part of the jail, as the girl’s supporters criticize her alleged isolation.
Advocates for a teenage transgender girl detained without charges at Connecticut’s women’s prison say they’re concerned she’s been held in isolation for more than a month now.
Connecticut’s governor is pressing for a transgender teen to be moved from a Connecticut women’s prison where she has been held without charges for a month.
An unusual decision to put a transgender girl at a Connecticut women’s prison is sparking a heated debate over how to handle a teenager called dangerous by the state but portrayed as vulnerable by her attorney.