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Interrupted LifeExperiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States$
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Rickie Solinger and Rebecca Sharitz

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780520252493

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520252493.001.0001

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King County (WA) Gender Identity Regulations

King County (WA) Gender Identity Regulations

Chapter:
(p.153) 28 King County (WA) Gender Identity Regulations
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Interrupted Life
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Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0029

This chapter presents excerpts of King County's (Washington) General Policy Manual on gender identity regulations. The manual spells out the policy and protocols for dealing with transgender inmates. In particular, it explains how to provide the appropriate treatment of transgender, transsexual, intersex, and gender variant persons who are incarcerated and housed within King County's Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention. The guidelines ensure not only that transgender, transsexual, intersex, and gender variant inmates are treated with dignity, but that staff have the information and support they need to be more effective.

Keywords:   King County, gender identity, regulations, protocols, manual, transgender inmates

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