John Neville died of a brain injury and cardiac arrest after county jail officers in North Carolina restrained and kneeled on him.
The 15-year-old had been in juvenile detention since May 14, after missing homework assignments that were part of her remote-learning curriculum.
A California bill would require that incarcerated trans people be able to choose whether they are housed among men or women. But amid calls for abolition, the reform feels seismic to some and merely cosmetic to others.
Inspired by Ramadan, several Muslim organizations and individuals are donating their time and money to aid those hit hard by COVID-19.
“They’ve signed our death warrant,” an incarcerated woman said. “We’re sitting here waiting to be gassed.”
Just as the coronavirus is frightening everyone and forcing us to hide in our homes, I am beginning to enjoy freedom for the first time since I can remember.
Inmates told VICE that they're really just putting a mysterious vendor's existing product in 'NYS Clean' bottles.
Correctional facilities refuse to provide medically assisted treatment for opioid withdrawal and people are dying at alarming rates as a result.
Through a grassroots letter-writing network, transgender inmates in Missouri are teaching each other how to demand the healthcare they need.
"Being in prison causes a lot of anguish. There’s nothing more than that, so we have to find a way to make confinement beneficial and not just a punishment."
On this week's episode of Queerly Beloved, a trans woman helps a gay incarcerated man reconnect with his mother after years of estrangement.