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Lola Comes to Cook County Jail
This should be a Saturday Night Live skit, but, oh no, this is real life in the mixed up, muddled up, shook up world of “Lola” and Cook County.
Chicago’s homosexual newspaper the Windy City Times reports the following:
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced that Cook County Jail has instituted a policy for housing transgender detainees based on their gender identity, rather than birth sex.
The policy became effective on March 21. It is thought to be the first of its kind in the United States.
Particularly with this issue, we wanted to do it right,” Dart told Windy
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