Chelsea Manning Freed: The Fight For Transgender Prisoners Continues

TYT Politics reporter Naomi LaChance (https://Twitter.com/LaChanceNaomi) discusses Chelsea Manning, who was released from prison today after President Obama commuted her 35-years sentence for leaking classified information to Wikileaks. What does that mean for other transgender prisoners? The fight continues…

Articles Cited:

http://www.advocate.com/transgender/2016/2/12/watch-trans-woman-ashley-diamond-reaches-settlement-georgia-department

http://www.alternet.org/horrors-endured-transgender-women-prison

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sandy-brown-transgender-inmate-legal-victory_us_5603160be4b0fde8b0d12518

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/mar/24/transgender-prison-gender-identity-anatomy-doj-rules

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/rikers-island-launch-unit-transgender-inmates-article-1.2015264

http://www.lambdalegal.org/know-your-rights/article/trans-in-prison-faq

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/press/svraca0911pr.cfm

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