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Texas to Modify Its LGBTQ Inmate Policy

Texas Department of Criminal Justice has agreed to modify its policies regarding the treatment of LGBTQ offenders to comply with the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act. The modifications are part of a settlement from a 2014 civil rights by an LGBTQ ex-inmate who alleged she was raped and beaten while incarcerated.




Hurricane Harvey

An announcement released today by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice stated they are taking steps to protect supervised offenders and prison staff as hurricane Harvey bears down on Texas. Executive Director Bryan Collier said,…