Dr. Jillian T. Weiss

Teen Settles Abuse Suit Against Philly

Filed By Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 21, 2011 7:30 AM | comments

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"I am happy that the case is settled. I hope that these changes will ensure that no other young transgender person experiences the physical and emotional abuse that I experienced at the Youth Study Center."

L.P., a now-18-year-old transgender woman who was physically attacked and verbally abused by residents and staff of Philadelphia's Youth Study Center every day for over a year, after settlement of a complaint against the City of Philadelphia.

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