A disproportionate number of prisoners identify as LGBTQI. On the 15th anniversary of the Prison Rape Elimination Act, we look at what the bill has done to protect them — and what challenges remain.
Orion in the darkness, a pet video, immigration raids 101, women doing things, lots of good writing, advertising targets trans community, Amanda Knox?, a memorial to a marriage and so much more!
More than twenty years since they were convicted of a horrific crime, a Texas criminal appeals court declared four Latina lesbians innocent and exonerated. The San Antonio Four’s exoneration serves as a ray of hope in these dark times and reminds us to continue to fight like hell for justice.
Southwest of Salem tells the story of four Latina lesbians who were found guilty of a crime they didn’t commit and how the legal and criminal justice systems failed them as queer women of color. Watch it tonight on Investigation Discovery at 8 pm EST.
Chelsea Manning’s legal team reports she’s been missing for a week, and several incarcerated trans women in Texas are being threatened with violence, both highlighting the dangers posed to trans women in prison.
From students suing for their rights and restroom access under Title IX to the rights of trans prisoners to be protected from sexual assault, these are cases worth following.
Chelsea Manning’s five-day hunger strike is over as the Army reportedly tells her she can access gender confirmation surgery — but questions remain on how quickly they’ll take action.
Jennicet Gutiérrez, Rita, Karolina and Joselyn tell us what real support for undocumented trans women looks like.
A LGBT Latino mural was vandalized multiple times last week, Google will remove revenge porn from their search results, a Florida officer is suspended after forcing a teenage girl to strip and more news stories.
“I know that our story is the story of so many others, and I want those people to know that they’re not alone, and that they do have the right to fight back.”
You know about Alex Vause, but you may not know much about Catherine Cleary Wolters, the drug-smuggling lesbian in thick-rimmed glasses who inspired her character. That’s where Out of Orange comes in.
“Orange is the New Black” premieres today, here is your really thorough reading list — from Assata Shakur to nuns against nukes to incredible journalism on the various horrors of the U.S. criminal “justice” system.