Ky Peterson, a black trans man from Georgia, has been imprisoned three years for the 'involuntary manslaughter' of his attacker, which he says was in self-defense.
The Fighters: With a conviction that changed her life, CeCe McDonald found herself amid the struggles transgender women face in America's already unbalanced judicial system.
A new report from the Center for American Progress lays out recommendations for changing the existing discriminatory patterns of incarceration that target LGBT and HIV-positive Americans.
As the documentary around CeCe McDonald's life will show, prison isn't safe for anyone, especially transgender women.
After serving 19 months in a men's prison, CeCe McDonald sat down with MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss prison culture and the experience of being a trans inmate.
Transgender folk hero CeCe McDonald walks free after being paroled two thirds of the way through her sentence for manslaughter.
McDonald will be released from prison January 13. Meanwhile, Orange Is the New Black star and fellow African-American trans woman Laverne Cox is producing a documentary about McDonald's life.