Protecting the LGBT Incarcerated

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Cecelia Chung testified before a U.S. Justice Department panel about being sexually assaulted in San Francisco County Jail in the mid-1990s.

With jails and prisons federally mandated to curb sexual assaults against homosexual and transgender inmates, a handful of correctional facilities have emerged at the forefront of innovative practices designed to protect what is one of the most vulnerable groups behind bars . . .

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