February 2017 Mugshot of Illinois Transgender Inmate Deon Hampton
Prison System Issues

Transgender Inmate’s Abuse Allegations Spark Move to Women’s Prison

The Illinois Department of Corrections has agreed to move a transgender inmate to another facility. The decision is in response to an earlier request made by the transgender’s lawyers. Illinois Transgender Prison Inmate Alleges Abuse Twenty-six-year-old Deon “Strawberry” Hampton made the request on allegations that guards and inmates abuse her. Hampton is serving a 10-year Read More…