Protest over Jenny Swift’s death in Doncaster prison

Protest over Jenny Swift’s death in Doncaster prison

Source: http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/protest-over-jenny-swifts-death-12492583 Transgender woman Jenny Swift was found dead at HMP Doncaster in December A protest has taken place outside a men’s prison where a transgender woman from Merseyside died….

Care Not Cages: International Day of Solidarity with Trans Prisoners

Source: http://actionfortranshealth.org.uk/2017/01/22/care-not-cages-international-day-of-solidarity-with-trans-prisoners/ [The following article deals with prisons, policing and systemic oppression of LGBTQ people; as such the article and its linked sources will include references to violence including police brutality,…

Lend Lease Salford Occupied by Prison Protesters

Lend Lease Salford Occupied by Prison Protesters

Source: http://salfordstar.com/article.asp?id=3669 PRISON PROFITEERS NOT WELCOME STATE CAMPAIGN GROUPS Yesterday, the Salford Quays HQ of construction company Lendlease was occupied by groups to highlight the company’s involvement in prison expansion,…

Another trans woman sent to men’s prison, despite government promises

Another trans woman sent to men’s prison, despite government promises

Source: http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2016/06/04/another-trans-woman-sent-to-mens-prison-despite-government-promises/ Nick Duffy  4th June 2016, 11:59 AM The government had promised it would introduce more safeguards to protect trans people in prisons (Stock image) Another transgender woman is…