A transgender woman is suing the Ministry of Justice for sending her to a male prison.
Tara Hudson spent seven days in HMP Bristol before being transferred to a women’s jail, HMP Eastwood Park, after 150,000 people signed a petition.
She admitted headbutting a barman in an attack on Boxing Day 2014, and was sentenced to 12 weeks, of which six weeks were custodial.
The 28-year-old is now suing the Ministry of Justice, claiming her status as a woman was ignored when she was sent to prison.
Tara said: ‘I was horrified when I read the defence from… Read the full story