Sections U. For many in the transgender community, seeking law enforcement assistance when faced with threats of physical and sexual violence is not an option. Under Trump, transgender rights have gone backwards As has been widely reported, under President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, transgender rights have been significantly rolled back and undermined. At Norfolk State Prison, Doe, who has lived as a woman for forty years, was consistently harassed, groped, and cat-called by prisoners and staff alike. Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports.
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She was regularly strip-searched by male prison guards, made to shower and undress in front of male prisoners, and called demeaning names by guards. Jackson said she falsely told the officer that she did undergo a sex change because she wanted the "unnecessary humiliating harassment" to end. In Fields v. Bureau of Prisons BOP prompted a major policy reversal for federal prisons.