Episode 28: P.D.I.D.

10/9/2015, 8:00:00 AM , duration(0:0:1)
Sex and Sexuality True Crime
<p>Patti Hammond Shaw is a transgender woman. She's legally female on her birth certificate and driver's license, and has been since 1993. But when she was arrested in 2009, male officers strip-searched her in front of male detainees, and held her overnight in a men's cellblock. Patti hired a lawyer and fought back. Her case was instrumental in changing how the police process and detain transgender individuals in Washington, DC. </p> <p>This story was reported by <a href="http://www.oberandout.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lauren Ober</a>.</p> <p>Tickets are on sale now for Criminal Live! in Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. More info at: <a href="http://thisiscriminal.com/live-shows/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://thisiscriminal.com/live-shows/</a></p> <p>Criminal is a proud member of <a href="http://www.radiotopia.fm/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Radiotopia</a> from PRX. </p> <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CriminalShow/~4/m8n5JNpNp24" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>