The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Tightwire - March-April 1980

Release description:

This issue addresses prisoner and gender struggles. In regard to the former, the Leonard Peltier and Ivan Horat cases are given detailed consideration.  Sexism, in its many forms, is also discussed; articles consider workplace discrimination, gendered programming, homophobia  and sexism in the media.

 

KEYWORDS: Women Back Into Stelco Committee, Solitary Confinement Abolition Project,  Exceptional People’s Olympiad,  Ivan Horvat, Prisoners’ Rights Group, National Action Committee on the Status of Women (NAC), Leonard Peltier, Household Workers Association, sexism, battered wives, homophobia

Coded by: Katherine Goertz and Melissa Munn

 

Coded by: Melissa Munn