Ophelia De’lonta has been in the all-male Buckingham Correctional Center and has been self-mutiliating in an attempt to remove her male genitalia according to an Associate Press article published last June. NBC 12 profiled De’lonta in 2007 when she previously won a lawsuit allowing hormone treatment, psychotherapy, special housing for transgender inmates, and the right to wear some female clothing.
Now, she is appealing another case recently dismissed from district court requesting the state fund a sex-change operation. Read the full story at NBC12.
In a fight for three transgender students’ rights to use the restroom corresponding to their gender identity, national legal organization Lambda Legal took their battle against Pine-Richland School District to the Pennsylvania District Court Thursday. In October, Lambda Legal, who works to fight for the rights of LGBTQ individuals and those with HIV, filed a [...]