Transgender woman has asked to be moved from a men’s prison

Kanautica Zayre-Brown asks N.C. Department of Public Safety to transfer her to a women’s prison for the remainder of her sentence because she is a post-operative transgender female who faces harassment and health issues in an all-male prison.
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Kanautica Zayre-Brown asks N.C. Department of Public Safety to transfer her to a women’s prison for the remainder of her sentence because she is a post-operative transgender female who faces harassment and health issues in an all-male prison.

Josh Shaffer covers Wake County and federal courts. He has been a reporter for The News & Observer since 2004 and previously wrote a column about unusual people and places.