Some progress has been made, but inmates are still routinely denied access to gender-affirming care and facilities.
After initiating the biggest intelligence leak in US military history, Manning is now serving 35 years in prison. She spoke to Amnesty International about growing up trans, her life behind bars, and the horrors of solitary confinement.
Although the UN considers the practice torture, 85 percent of LGBT prisoners say they've been placed in solitary confinement, for months and often years. For inmates like Daisy Meadows, a trans woman incarcerated in a men's prison, isolation is used...
Ontario's new policy calls for trans inmates to be placed according to the gender they identify as, but it falls short of what's needed.