— A transgender Wisconsin prison inmate is suing
officials, saying they're violating her rights by not
allowing her to live as a woman.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1JNwI1l
) that 23-year-old Dominique Gulley describes herself as
having identified herself as female since she was 8.
15 when she struck and seriously injured a Dane County
sheriff's deputy while driving a stolen car in 2008. After
she stole another car in 2010, her probation was revoked and
she was sentenced to 11 years in prison.
officials won't allow her to continue the hormone treatments
that she began six years before going to prison.
of Corrections spokeswoman Joy Staab says inmates who report
gender identity issues are evaluated by psychology staff and
referred for medical treatment as appropriate.