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Prisons in the press - 14th August

Slammer sold as student digs and a busy week for the Chief Inspector of prisons   .

Prisons in the press brings you the best articles from the past week to keep you up-to-date on prison news. 385 more words


15-32 Segment 1: Women in Prison Part I - A Look Inside the Bars


Synopsis: The Netflix television show, Orange is the New Black, depicts life in a women’s prison – but is it real? Are the inmates whose lives they portray realistic? 1,483 more words

Viewpoints Podcasts

Orange Is the New Black: Bad Girls Do It Well- Part 1

Firstly, I am more than ashamed to admit that this is my second shot at this multiple award-winning series. The first time around I didn’t get beyond episode three, not sure why, and shelved it for something else probably… 579 more words

Jason Biggs

Prevalence II: On Prison Placement

One of the issues on which trans activists and feminist activists most vehemently clash is that of transgender and transsexual prisoners.  According to trans activists, these prisoners must be housed according to self-declared gender identity as soon as possible.  984 more words

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Fears about transgender rights to go into women's spaces are not completely unfounded. They pose a serious conflict with women's rights that the general public needs to take into consideration.

Millennium - In Arcadio Ego (Review)

This May and June, we’re taking a trip back in time to review the fifth season of The X-Files and the second season of Millennium… 3,091 more words


Inmate chronicles "real-life 'Orange Is the New Black'" experience in essay

A woman who identifies herself only as “Alicia” wrote a candid essay for The Daily Beast in which she discussed her experience as an inmate in a maximum security women’s prison in Indiana. 169 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Sarah Mitchell could have been alive if she had received treatment

Cornton Vale: Sarah Mitchell was found dead at the women’s prison.

June 3, 2015

A teenager who killed herself in prison could still be alive if she had access to comprehensive treatment, a psychiatrist has said. 726 more words