California Governor Gavin Newsom just signed a new law allowing transgender prisoners in the State to be housed based on their gender identity rather than their biological sex.
Newsom signed SB 132 Saturday — among other LGBTQ+-friendly legislation — which will require the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s officers to privately ask prisoners over the course of the intake process if they identify as trans, nonbinary or intersex.
If they do, the inmate can then be placed in a facility in which they feel most comfortable and safe.
Gov. @GavinNewsom just signed 2 huge bills designed to safeguard LGBTQ rights:-SB932 requires state ……
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