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Two New Jersey female prison inmates reportedly pregnant after sex with transgender inmate 

Two inmates at New Jersey’s only women’s prison are pregnant after reportedly having sex with a transgender inmate. 

It has been reported that the women were pregnant after “consensual sexual relationships with another incarcerated person,” Dan Sperrazza, the Department of Corrections’ external affairs executive director, told NJ.com.  The prisoners are held at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility in Clinton.

In 2021, New Jersey enacted a policy to allow prisoners to be housed in accordance with their preferred gender identity.

There are more than 800 prisoners, including 27 transgender women, at the Jersey correctional facility, which does not require trans women to undergo gender reassignment surgery in order to be housed there.

“While DOC cannot comment on any specific disciplinary or housing decisions that may be considered in light of these events, the Department always reserves all options to ensure the health and safety of the individuals in its custody,” Sperrazza told the Daily Mail.

Two Edna Mahan prisoners filed a lawsuit last year seeking to end New Jersey’s gender identity policy for prisons, claiming they were harassed by trans inmates and that transgender inmates were having sex with female prisoners. 

ARTICLE: PAUL MURDOCH 

MANAGING EDITOR: CARSON CHOATE

PHOTO CREDITS: NJ.COM

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