Transgender people in prison face a litany of challenges in prison, including higher rates of sexual assault. A 2015 study found incarcerated people were 10 times more likely to be sexually assaulted in prison. CBSN Bay Area’s Michelle Griego spoke with Shaheen Pasha, co-founder of the Prison Journalism Project, and Lisa Strawn, a transgender activist, about what it’s like to be transgender behind bars.

Michelle Griego