Hundreds of Transgender Prisoners Request Transfer To Women’s Prison Under New California Law

(Breitbart) Two-hundred sixty-one California state prisoners have requested transfers to facilities that house the opposite gender since a new law went into effect on Jan. 1 — and 255 of them have requested to move from a male to a female corrections facility.

The law, SB 132, provides that a prisoner who self-identifies who is “transgender, nonbinary, or intersex” must be “addressed in a manner consistent with the incarcerated individual’s gender identity,” and be “housed at a correctional facility designated for men or women based on the individual’s preference.” The law applies “regardless of anatomy.” Governor Gavin Newsom signed the law last September, declaring on that occasion that “our march toward equality takes an additional step forward.”

The Los Angeles Times reported Monday that while only a few transfers have been approved thus far, none has been rejected

So far, the prison system has transferred four inmates to the Chowchilla women’s prison, approved 21 gender-based housing requests and denied none. Of the 261 requests, all but six asked to be housed at a women’s facility.

…Some prisoners are also concerned that inmates are making false claims about their gender identity in order to transfer to women’s prisons and say staffers have told them that this has slowed the process.

The Times adds that several inmates are thought to have applied “under false pretenses” and some female prisoners are afraid…

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Editor’s Note. This article was written by Joel B Pollak and published at Breitbart. Title changed by Protestia.



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2 thoughts on “Hundreds of Transgender Prisoners Request Transfer To Women’s Prison Under New California Law

  1. What could possibly go wrong here? Why is it women always get the short end of the stick when it comes to transgender bathrooms, transgender inmates, i.e., biological men pretending to be women wanting to be housed with women so they can have sex with them, etc. And yet the vast majority of women seem to vote for Democrats. Wonder what that means?

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