Transgender Inmate in Michigan Allegedly Raped After She Was Denied a Single Cell The judge changed her bond to non-monetary, allowing her to be released. Over Civil Rights Groups Warn of. - A new policy at the Michigan Department of Corrections is opening the door for more transgender inmates to receive transition-related treatments. The revised policy was put into place June That's the major change to policy, Gautz said, but beyond that the revision serves to treat each transgender inmate on a case by case basis -- taking the necessary steps to treat inmates in a way.
With fully developed breasts, long hair and feminine features, Kelly McAllister is not the sort of person you'd expect to find sharing a cell with a male prisoner. But that's exactly where the 5-foot, 7-inch, pound prisoner was housed after being arrested in connection with an alleged public disturbance, a lawyer representing McAllister says. McAllister is a "preoperative transsexual" — anatomically male, but living as a woman and undergoing feminine hormone treatment. Then they put her in cell with a straight male inmate," said Transgender inmate rights in michigan
lawyer, Dean Johansson. Johansson claims that McAllister was violently sexually assaulted by the other inmate, and then received little help after the incident, which allegedly occurred last September.