May 31 an ACLU-backed Senate Bill 153 which requires Nevada prisons to “adopt policies on housing inmates with consideration to their gender identity,” Prison guards and other correctional staff must also “[u]se respectful language and currently accepted terminology that accounts for and protects the rights of offenders who are transgender, gender non–conforming, gender non–binary and intersex” and undergo mandatory “[t]raining in cultural competency for interacting with offenders who are transgender, gender non-conforming, gender non-binary and intersex.”

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