Chicago’s Transgender Vanguard


| 2/24/2012 4:31:11 PM


Tags: transgender, LGBT, police custody, human rights, Care2,

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This article originally appeared on Care2. 

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Chicago Alderman Joe Moreno has said that he plans to introduce an ordinance that will create a commission to handle and ensure the protection of transgender people while in police custody.

The proposed ordinance comes after a number of complaints from the trans community over how they have been treated.

Via Windy City Times: