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Ex-prison guard accused of forcing female inmates to have sex with him

ATLANTA (AP) — A former high-ranking corrections officer at a southeast Georgia women’s prison used his position of power to prey on inmates, targeting their vulnerabilities and forcing them to have sex with him, according to investigators. 1,219 more words

News

Report: Transgender Georgia inmate suing for safe housing allegedly raped again | Crime | Macon.com

The Telegraph in Macon is reporting that Ashley Diamond, the 36-year-old transgender woman who sued the state of Georgia for refusal to provide safe housing and hormonal treatment, was raped in prison as recently as June 10, while the trial is underway: 269 more words

Law

Unhelpful Myths About The Sexual Assault and Rape of Men

Someone remarked recently that it seemed my blog followers are mostly women. It’s true. There is a larger ratio of female to male bloggers, so it makes sense that I would have less male followers. 715 more words

Adults Molested As Children

State Moves To Address Prison Rapes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The number of substantiated cases of sexual abuse inside Connecticut’s prisons and halfway houses rose from two in 2013 to 14 last year, something state officials and victims’ advocates say is actually a good thing. 105 more words

News

Some thoughts on prison rape and rape culture

The New York Times wrote this compelling, in-depth piece on prison rape and how some are fighting to reform the violent landscape behind prison bars. And it raises some interesting things we should think about as a culture and society, if we are to change the attitude towards rape. 613 more words

Rape Culture

What about prison rape?

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Very often in discussions about rape, we only talk about rape of women and girls. Which of course is a severe issue and needs to be addressed when talking about rape. 189 more words

Feminism

Women Raping Women And The Frightening Ubiquity Of Rape

A woman I used to know told me–in the course of recounting her political journey from timid, sheltered suburban dweller to a passionate feminist and advocate for abortion rights–that she had been raped twice. 567 more words

Philosophy