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The Feminist on Cell Block Y Is Now a Free Man

In February 2008, I was a sophomore at Cleveland High School in L.A.’s San Fernando Valley when an anatomical diagram of a vagina graced the…

The Definitive Tale of Redoine Faïd: The Real-Life Movie Gangster Who Just Escaped a French Prison…

On a quiet Sunday morning, the helicopter instructor waited for his three new students at a small flying club in a tiny town called Fontenay-Trésigny,…

ICYMI: Being Gay in Prison, ‘Jelqing’ and Watching You Watch Porn

This week, we covered a lot of ground: In honor of Ocean’s 8, Tim Grierson kicked things off by asking why there’s so much less…

Life as a Gay Man Behind Bars

“You seem plenty tough, Brian, but you’re not prison tough,” warned Mark, a public defender who represented me when I got a DUI back in…