This is very concerning.
Hundreds of California men who identify as women have requested to be transferred to a women’s prison after a new law gives them this choice.
Gov. Gavin Newsom is the one who signed the law that allows transgenders to choose whether to go to a male or female prison.
Now since the law has been passed the Los Angeles Times has reported over 260 prisoners are requesting to move from a male prison to a female prison.
California prison officials have begun transferring transgender women who have been housed in men’s prisons to women’s prisons. There have been 261 requests for transfer since a new law giving prisoners the choice took effect in January, @latimes reports. https://t.co/TGvOpytM9Q
— The Marshall Project (@MarshallProj) April 6, 2021
There have been 261 requests for transfers since legislation giving transgender, intersex and nonbinary inmates the right to choose whether to be housed in a male or