Outbeat News for Monday, June 4, 2018

Jun 4, 2018

• The State of Connecticut became the first to legally require that transgender inmates be housed and housed based on their gender and to be clothed and addressed using the name and pronouns corresponding to the prisoners gender identity. 

• The California Assembly passed a bill this week requiring LGBT awareness training for law enforcement officers and dispatchers in the State. 

Aaron Salazar was traveling on Amtrak when he was critically injured.
Credit Salazar family via Facebook

• In Truckee, Amtrak Police continue to investigate how a 22 year-old college student ended up unconscious next to the train tracks. The family continues to believe their son was the victim of a hate crime.