Ms. Keohane is not an animal. She is a transgender woman. Forthwith, defendant shall treat her with the dignity the Eighth Amendment commands.

August 27, 2018

U.S. District Judge Mark Walker, in a ruling scolding Florida prison workers for denying a transgender inmate her requests to wear women's undergarments and have access to women’s grooming items. The inmate, Reiyn Keohane, made several suicide attempts.