The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Tightwire V20(8) - 1983?

Release description:

This issue contains articles discussing the death penalty, the struggles of a transexual person in prison, as well as proposed extensions to P4W.  Within these articles various topics ae covered such as: police murders, unemployment, poverty, strains which lead to crime, sexual dysphoria, the Elizabeth Fry Society, depression, segregation, double-bunking, community release programs, SHUs and cruel punishment. This issue contains lots of poetry, especially ones about love but also of darkness, depression, confinement, hope, spirituality, sisterhood and the corrupt justice system.

KEYWORDS: transsexualism

Summary by:  Aganeta Fuller

Coding by: Melissa Munn