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    PREA and LGBTI Rights

    This recent American Jail Association article, PREA and LGBTI Rights by Terry Schuster, focuses on the risk of sexual victimization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) inmates in correctional institutions and provides guidance for ensuring LGBTI inmates do not become victims of sexual abuse and harassment. From the AJA article: “Because lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) inmates are particularly at risk for sexual victimization in these settings...
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    PREA and LGBT Immigrants in Detention

    Recently released, How the Prison Rape Elimination Act Helps LGBT Immigrants in Detention , by the Center for American Progress, focuses on the importance of protection from sexual abuse for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, immigrants. From the Center for American Progress: “Protection from sexual abuse in immigration detention is particularly important for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, individuals as they are among the most vulnerable to sexual abuse in...
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