Women in prison

Trans people across the country are facing an assault on their right to exist — but being transgender in prison is uniquely difficult.
Inmates inside the federal correctional institution in Dublin, California, have alleged sexual abuse by correctional officers and threats or punishment for speaking up.
"Of course we are frightened," one woman told HuffPost. "I do not want to die in a disease infested cage."
HuffPost spoke to three women with serious health problems who fear the coronavirus could kill them.
“It’s the strength that God sent me to keep going while in prison."
Rape, intimidation and sexual harassment were not part of our sentence.
There are 219,000 women locked up in the U.S. Many have not been convicted.
And it could save taxpayers millions of dollars.
After being found innocent in her ex's death, Cherelle Baldwin is beginning the slow, painful process of rebuilding her life.