When 15-year-old trans teen L.P. landed herself in the Philadelphia juvenile detention center, a judge told the staff to give her hormone therapy and due respect. Instead, the staff refused to call her by her female name, refused her access to female clothing and grooming options, and refused to stop other residents from insulting her.
The residents regularly called L.P. “a wanna-be girl,” “a faggot” and even attacked her. Once a staffer told her, “You ain’t no f--king female, you are a dude… Till you get your d--k cut off, I’m not going to call you [by your female name.]” She endured this kind of treatment for almost a year and a half.
Complete article at Queerty : http://bit.ly/rrB0de