There are Twice as Many LGBTQ People in Prison as in the General Population

Twenty-one¬†percent of transgender women¬†have spent time in prison or jail, versus 5 percent of all people in general. The number of people in prison or jail who identify as LGBTQ is roughly twice that of their general population. And whereas about 8 percent of all youth identify as LGBTQ or gender non-conforming, 20 percent of(…)