Today, on #TransDayOfVisibility, the Washtenaw Prosecutor's Office—in coordination with our partners at @FairMichigan—is adopting a policy regarding interactions with transgender, intersex, & gender nonconforming persons.— Eli Savit (@EliNSavit) March 31, 2021
You can read the policy here: https://t.co/v1Yzqwx9Ja /1 pic.twitter.com/DP6qicbKon
“Washtenaw County is — and must be — a welcoming and affirming place,” Savit wrote. “To members of our transgender community: you have friends & allies in the Prosecutor's Office. And with today's directive, you can know you'll be treated with respect & dignity. Happy #TransDayOfVisibility.”
To read the full directive, visit Washtenaw.org. To learn more about Fair Michigan, visit FairMichigan.org.
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