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Activists seek review of gender identity rules at Baltimore jails, citing lawsuits alleging mistreatment of transgender women

April 28, 2023

Recent lawsuits surrounding the treatment of transgender people housed in Baltimore’s state-run corrections facilities have brought attention to how the detention sites handle gender identity, prompting LGBTQ+ activists to call for a mandatory overhaul of state policies. While most jails in Maryland are operated through county-level governments, Baltimore’s pretrial detention facilities are managed by the state-level agency that operates Maryland’s prisons.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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