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Transgender woman sues state prisons agency

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A transgender woman, currently held in a men’s prison, is suing the state Department of Corrections for denying her “hormone therapy and other medically necessary treatment.” The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, which is representing Reiyn (pronounced “rain”) Keohane, filed suit on her behalf Monday in federal court in Tallahassee. The complaint says the state is violating her constitutional right against cruel and unusual punishments. Keohane seeks a court order for the Department of Corrections to provide her with “hormone therapy, access to female…

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