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Victory at the End of a Six-Year Transgender Rights Struggle

aclu.org - Posted by John Knight, LGBT Project

Earlier this week, we got the good news - the six-year battle was over. Wisconsin's anti-transgender Inmate Sex Change Prevention Act was a thing of the past. The act was a one-of-a kind law banning prison medical care for a medical condition that is unique to transgender persons. The law prevented prison doctors from ever prescribing transition-related medical treatment, including hormone therapy and sex reassignment surgery, to transgender prisoners.

 

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