Trans people in prison are often placed in punitive isolation, where they face additional psychological, physical, and sexual violence. SRLP is building a campaign to end the use of punitive solitary confinement. Read this article from Solitary Watch News by Aviva Stahl with comments from SRLP’s Alisha Williams and SRLP collective member Mik Kinkead. Stay tuned for […]
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SRLP sends HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to Laverne Cox on her Emmy nomination for her performance in “Orange Is The New Black”! Thank you, Laverne, for all of your powerful work to lift up the voices and experiences of trans women of color! We are so grateful to be in this movement with you!
Read Katherine Cross’s most recent piece on Feministing on Monica Jones, Jane Doe, and the prison industrial complex. From “I Hear Them Breathing: Trans women, prison, and the limits of tolerance:” 2014 has been a decidedly double edged-sword of a year for trans women thus far. “Awareness,” that maddeningly vague but precious resource, has rained upon us […]