All posts tagged "jeri hughes"

  • The Waiting Game

    If you're confused about what has changed in D.C. jails since Virginia Soto, a woman who was wrongfully placed in a male facility for two...

  • Civil Strategy

    California voters spoke Nov. 4 when they pulled the plug on marriage equality for gays and lesbians -- won in the California Supreme Court less...

  • Graham Joins Trans Activists

    In an e-mail message dated Monday, Aug. 4, to local transgender activist Jeri Hughes, Councilmember Jim Graham (D-Ward 1), expressed his support for the DC...

  • Guarding Our Gains

    The value of a coordinated effort by many people was never more evident than in the current battle against a proposed rulemaking by the D.C....

  • Riled Over Rules

    In the months-long debate between the District and the transgender community regarding the treatment of gender-variant detainees in District jails, the ongoing dialogue seems to...

  • Transforming Corrections

    D.C. Trans Coalition continues effort to amend DOC guidelines on transgender inmates Complaints regarding the handling of transgender inmates in D.C. jails, including stories from...

  • Prison Guideline Grudge

    Jeri Hughes, a member of D.C. Trans Coalition, on June 12 fired the latest shot in an ongoing melee between the D.C. Department of Corrections...

  • Uncommon decency

    In August 2007, D.C. announced the firing of three corrections officers for wrongfully placing a transgender inmate, who had female genitalia, in a male jail...

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