Trans prisoners and queer-rights groups protest unfair treatment behind bars. While marriage and military enlistment have monopolized the mainstream gay rights agenda, a trans/queer prisoner justice movement has been quietly gaining momentum. “Imagine being told, ‘You have no right to be who you are,’ ” says Faith Phillips, remarking on her first days in prison.
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