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Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Toolkit - End the Abuse: Protecting LGBTI Prisoners from Sexual Assault (2014)

This four-part toolkit is designed for advocates both in and outside of correctional settings to use PREA’s requirements to end the abuse of LGBTI individuals.

Incarceration Rates and Traits of Sexual Minorities in the United States: National Inmate Survey, 2011–2012

This report discusses the characteristics of sexual minority US inmates.

Health Correlates of Criminal Justice Involvement in 4,793 Transgender Veterans

Results are presented regarding key characteristics of transgender and non-transgender veterans and their level of justice involvement.

LGBT Youth in Juvenile Justice: Creating Agency Policies for an Equitable System Webinar

This webinar discusses the need for agency policies to support LGBT young people in the juvenile justice system. Example policies are included.

Policy Review and Development Guide: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Persons in Custodial Settings, 2nd Edition

This guide is aimed at helping correctional agencies identify, address, and respond to abuse of LGBTI individuals through policies and procedures.

Locked In: Interactions with the Criminal Justice and Child Welfare Systems for LGBTQ Youth, YMSM, and YWSW Who Engage in Survival Sex

This report focuses on LGBTQ [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning] youth who become involved in the commercial sex market to meet basic survival needs, describing their experiences with law enforcement, the criminal justice system, and the child welfare system.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and other changes in law and policy have created new expectations of juvenile justice personnel.

Breaking Barriers: Improving Services for LGBTQ Human Trafficking Victims: A Top Ten List for Service Providers and Criminal Justice Professionals // Breaking Barriers: Top Ten List

This report describes the top ten barriers to break in recognizing the needs of LGBTQ youth and supporting them as victims of trafficking.

Transgender, Transsexual, and Gender Nonconforming Health Care in Correctional Settings

Twenty-five principles are provided to help correctional health professionals assure that the needs of transgender offenders are met.

A Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender Workers

This publication provides guidance to employers on best practices regarding restroom access for transgender workers.

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