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Cautious Praise After Georgia Allows 'Medically Appropriate' Treatment for Transgender Inmates


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Cautious Praise After Georgia Allows 'Medically Appropriate' Treatment for Transgender Inmates

Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Days after the U.S. Justice Department intervened in the case of Georgia transgender inmate Ashley Diamond, who has been housed in a men's prison and denied hormone treatments since 2012, state officials announced a new policy Thursday approving "constitutionally appropriate medical and mental health treatment" for transgender inmates.