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Male Guards Can Sue Over Jobs At Women's Prison

PITTSFIELD TWP. (AP) - The Michigan appeals court on Wednesday cleared the way for a class-action lawsuit by dozens of male guards who said they’ve been denied overtime and job assignments at the state’s only prison for women solely because they’re men. 209 more words


Day 80: Gray is actually the new black

Today has been a BUSY day, replete with prisons, feta cheese, and dinner with the fam.

After visiting four different men’s prisons, today I was finally able to visit MCF-Shakopee, Minnesota’s only female prison.   491 more words


Statewide Protests Today to Shut Down GEO Group's New Private Prison for Women in Mcfarland, California


WHAT: Rally to demand closure of new women’s prison in McFarland,

WHERE: McFarland Park, 100 Frontage Rd, McFarland,

WHEN: Thursday, July 31st, 5pm… 493 more words

OITNB: Prison family is key for survival

Finally Orange Is The New Black gave me the episode I had been waiting for since they introduced Vee (Lorraine Toussaint) this season in “40 oz of Furlough” by flashing backing back to Red (Kate Mulgrew) and Vee’s prison past. 862 more words

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Black Mama, White Mama

PLOT (spoiler alert!!!):

Brought to a women’s prison in a tropical country which resembles the film’s Philippines-set location, Lee (Pam Grier) and Karen (Margaret Markov) encounter sadistic matron Densmore (Lynn Borden) who voyeuristically observes through a peephole as the inmates take a shower. 1,514 more words

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Ahead of the long weekend and my flight to Chaing Mai, I travelled with Usana back to Bangkok for a night. 1,228 more words

Book Review: That Night by Chevy Stevens

That Night
Chevy Stevens
St. Martin’s Press, June 2014
ISBN 978-1-250-03460-1

When two hard-case teens hook up in high school and defy their contemporaries to pursue their own designs, you know there is trouble ahead. 298 more words

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