News and culture through the lens of Southern California.
Hosted by A Martínez
Airs Weekdays 2 to 3 p.m.

LeslieAnn Manning case questions transgender inmate safety




Photo by Monika via Flickr Creative Commons

Listen to story

09:18
Download this story 4MB

A lawsuit launched against prison officials in New York state is raising questions about what is being done to protect transgender and other at-risk inmates.

LeslieAnn Manning says she was raped while in Sullivan Correctional Facility in Fallsburg, New York, and the prison did not do enough to protect her.

Writer Amanda Hess wrote about the LeslieAnn Manning case for Slate, and joins Take Two with more.