Posts Tagged: prisoners

LGBTQ Lives and the Prison System

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At the New Yorker, Grace Dunham discusses the importance of Captive Genders, an anthology about the oft-forgotten impact of the prison industrial complex on trans and queer people, recently released in its second edition: The book brings together the work of activists, artists, and academics, many of whom are current or former prisoners; it challenges […]

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How Accurate Is Orange Is the New Black?

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We’ve blogged a bit about Orange is the New Black from storytelling and feminist angles, but what do real-life women who have been to prison think about the show? According to the women Kat Stoeffel talked to, it’s actually pretty accurate—especially the part about the maxi-pads. Read more about their thoughts and experiences at The Cut. (And […]

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