April 01, 2022

Makyyla Holland Sues over Treatment in Jail

Makyyla Holland, a 23-year-old transgender Broome County resident sues Broome County, the Broome County’s Sheriff, and officials at Broome County Jail for the abuses she suffered while in custody. Elizabeth Press spoke to two of her lawyers,  Bobby Hodgson from NYCLU and Shayna Medley from the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund. First, we hear from Makyyla Holland in her own words.

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