The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), starting January 1, 2021, will begin housing inmates who identify as transgender in facilities that align with their gender identity rather than biological sex. The changes are due to California Senate Bill 132 Of 2020, which was signed on September 26, 2020. As of June 4, 2020, CDCR incarcerated about 1,176 people who identified as transgender or had symptoms of gender dysphoria; they represented about 1% of the total 113,403 people in CDCR custody during June 2020. The bill requires CDCR to, during initial intake and classification, and in a . . .