Biden has vowed with the Justice Department to support a trans woman who says she was repeatedly raped in men’s prisons in Georgia.
Biden has pledged to revive protections for all LGBTQ people
The Department of Justice took a new position this week to support the rights of transgender people in prison.
Sent a signal that the bending management of Trump Administration guidelines that have recovered the legal protection of LGBTQ individuals .
At the end of Thursday, the DOJ, in which the US government as a “explanation of interest” was known from the government in a lawsuit of Ashley Diamond against the government department of Georgia corrections.
Diamond, a transgender woman, says that since its imprisonment in 2019 since its detention has been sexually attacked more than 14 times in the prison fabrics.
Accused the prison officials, knowingly succeeding in the risk of sexual attack and harassment Violation of their constitutional rights; She also suspects that they did not treat their gender dysphoria.
The Federal Government is not a party in Diamond’s case, but the Department of Justice weighing to express that the official position of the US position is of prison officials to allocate people to facilities that match their gender identities, even if a risk assessment would show it They ensure that violates the eighth amendment that prohibits “cruel and unusual penalties”.
It is also unconstitutional for prison officials that do not provide individualized treatment of gender Dysphoria, DOJ Attorneys wrote