“Cook County juvenile detention center adopts LGBTQ policy” by Kate Sosin
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Behind Mykel Selph’s desk hangs a printout detailing the differences between being a “boss” and a “leader.” The “boss” category, marked with an angry face, notes reliance on authority and fear. The “leader” category, capped off with a smiley, describes a person who generates goodwill and gives due credit. Selph is not a person you expect to find at Cook County’s Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC). It could be her upbeat demeanor, her impatience with imperfection on LGBT issues or the simple fact of her position.