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Transgender

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Child Advocate Agency Raps Child Welfare Officials

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.

07/23/2014

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Transgender Girl Moved To Male Facility

Child protection officials say a transgender girl who was moved from a women’s prison been relocated to a center for delinquent boys.

07/13/2014

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Jailed Transgender Teen Moved To Psych Center

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.

06/24/2014

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Transgender Girl Being Moved Out Of Prison

Late Friday afternoon, state officials announced that a transgender girl is being moved out of prison next week.

06/20/2014

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Hearing On Trans Teen’s Detention Canceled

 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 […]

06/15/2014

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Transgender Teen Relocated Within York Correctional

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.

05/13/2014

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Jailed Transgender Teen’s Advocates Concerned About 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.

05/12/2014

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Governor Presses for Transgender Teen’s Release

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.

05/09/2014

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Supporters Demand Release of Transgender Teen

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.

04/25/2014

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Gay Rights Activists Praise Insurance Mandate For Gender Transitions

A New England gay rights organization is praising Connecticut’s Department of Insurance for informing insurers they must pay “covered expenses” for treatment related to a patient’s gender transition.

12/26/2013

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