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Category: Media Narrative

Justice for Layleen, Justice Against Solitary

5 years ago

568 words

Not even 2 months ago, a transgender woman by the name of Layleen Polanco was found dead, cold, and alone in her solitary cell on Rikers island. She was being held in the female corrections center, which only recently started housing transgender women, and was found unresponsive hours after any meaningful action could have been…

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