Gay, Transgender wing opens at Calif. Jail

Erika Anderson, a 33-year-old transgender woman, is one of 400 members of the KG6 wing at the Los Angeles County Men's Central Jail, a wing specifically for gay and transgender men.

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The inmates in this jail are non-violent offenders, and many of them are in jail because of drug addiction.

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Life in the general population can be dangerous, even deadly for gay and transgender inmates.

“There’s a lot of people that go to extreme measures just to get at homosexuals or transgenders,” Anderson said.

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