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Female Prisoners in UK Forced to Shower with Intact Males

Female Prisoners in UK Forced to Shower with Intact Males

Three women speak out on inhumane conditions, harassment, and censorship inside UK women's prisons under new gender-identity policies

Andreia Nobre
Andreia Nobre
News
Melissa Lucio Case Demonstrates How Poor Mothers Are Set Up to Fail

Melissa Lucio Case Demonstrates How Poor Mothers Are Set Up to Fail

The mother of 14 narrowly avoided execution for the tragic death of her two-year-old daughter.

Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler
Opinion
Fighting for The Rights of Our Vulnerable Sisters In Prison

Fighting for The Rights of Our Vulnerable Sisters In Prison

Formerly incarcerated women and feminists speak out against housing men in women’s prisons

Jessica Williams
Jessica Williams
Op Ed
New York Bill Would Allow Male Convicts to Self-ID into Women’s Prisons

New York Bill Would Allow Male Convicts to Self-ID into Women’s Prisons

The bill follows a trend of similar legislation introduced in other states including California, Washington, and Maryland.

Dr. Devin Jane Buckley
Dr. Devin Jane Buckley
News
Trans Child Rapist Used in Articles Pushing Prison Self-ID

Trans Child Rapist Used in Articles Pushing Prison Self-ID

A Kansas man who sexually abused a 14 year-old girl was featured in sympathetic articles decrying the hardships faced by trans-identified inmates in prison. Rayne Bennett, formerly known as Jacob Lawrence Pina,  was convicted in 2016 of indecent liberties with a child and was placed on a sex offender registry

Genevieve Gluck
Genevieve Gluck
prison
U.K Politician Defends Housing of Male Rapists in Women's Prisons

U.K Politician Defends Housing of Male Rapists in Women's Prisons

A British politician is under fire after defending policies which place male inmates in women's institutions, casually dismissing a woman's concerns about male rapists being housed in the female estate based on self-identification policies. Brian Paddick, a Liberal Democrat member of the House of Lords, claimed on Twitter that “all

Andreia Nobre
Andreia Nobre
Crime
Female Prison Staff Called "Transphobic" for Discomfort with Trans-Identified Male Inmates

Female Prison Staff Called "Transphobic" for Discomfort with Trans-Identified Male Inmates

Female correctional officers in Scotland are being forced to strip-search trans-identified male inmates in women's prisons, a duty they say is making them "uncomfortable." But their discomfort was characterized as "transphobic" in a recent report commissioned by the Scottish Prison Service. The views of the female staff were documented in

4W Staff
4W Staff
prison
USA: Almost 50% of Trans Inmates in Federal Custody for Sex Offences

USA: Almost 50% of Trans Inmates in Federal Custody for Sex Offences

Data obtained from the Bureau of Prisons has revealed that almost 50% of trans-identified male inmates are in custody for sex offences, compared to just 11% of the general male population. The shocking revelation comes after documents were acquired through a Freedom of Information request filed with the Bureau of

Anna Slatz
Anna Slatz
prison
Male Serial Killer Housed At Washington Women's Prison

Male Serial Killer Housed At Washington Women's Prison

A violent male serial killer who murdered three prostituted women is currently being housed at the Washington Correctional Center for Women after securing a transfer under recent self-identification laws. Donna Perry, born Douglas, murdered three prostituted women in a four-month timeframe in 1990 – but claimed to have killed nine. Yolanda

Anna Slatz
Anna Slatz
prison
Trans-Identified Male Inmates Committing Sexual Assault in Women's Jails, Female Ex-Inmate Claims

Trans-Identified Male Inmates Committing Sexual Assault in Women's Jails, Female Ex-Inmate Claims

A former inmate at the Washington Corrections Center for Women has come forward to reveal that biological males transferred to the institution under gender self-identification policies have been sexually abusing female inmates. A former inmate at the Washington Corrections Center for Women has come forward to reveal that biological males

4W Staff
4W Staff
prison
Anthrax Terrorist May Be First Federal Inmate to Receive Gender Reassignment Surgery

Anthrax Terrorist May Be First Federal Inmate to Receive Gender Reassignment Surgery

A trans-identified male in prison for a series of terrorist threats and an anthrax attack on British officials may become the first federal inmate to get state-funded gender reassignment surgery while incarcerated. Cristina Nichole Iglesias, also known as Cristian Noel Iglesias and Kenneth R. West, is currently serving a 240

Anna Slatz
Anna Slatz
Crime
Trans-Identified Male Inmate Groomed, Raped Developmentally Disabled Female Inmate

Trans-Identified Male Inmate Groomed, Raped Developmentally Disabled Female Inmate

A male inmate who identified as a transgender woman groomed and raped an intellectually disabled female inmate after being transferred to a women's prison, a former correctional officer has stated. Princess Zoee Marie Andromeda Love, born Hobby Bingham, was convicted in Louisiana in 2003 after raping a 12 year old

Anna Slatz
Anna Slatz
Crime