Topics :: prison sentence

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Report Outlines Problems in LGBT/HIV Criminalization

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
A new report from Columbia Law finds that policy changes are needed to address the criminalization of LGBT people and people living with HIV.

4 Women Arrested in Cameroon for Being Lesbian

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Mar 7, 2014
According to reports, four lesbians have been arrested in Cameroon and sent to prison recently because of their sexuality.

Judge OKs Deal to End Alabama HIV Inmate Segregation

Monday Sep 30, 2013
A federal judge has approved a settlement to end the segregation of HIV-positive inmates in Alabama prisons.

Homesick Ex-Con Sentenced For Sneaking Into NYC Jails

Thursday Aug 22, 2013
A convicted sex offender who repeatedly used phony correction department credentials to gain entry into New York City jails has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Jailbreak! Will Laura Prepon Leave "Orange is the New Black"?

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 15, 2013
After a runaway season as character Piper Chapman’s love interest in the Netflix series "Orange is the New Black," Laura Prepon is reportedly leaving the series.

Doing Hard Time: Inside ’Orange is the New Black’ With Lea DeLaria

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 25, 2013
Summer is on full blast, and the heat is rising around Jenji Kohan’s new Netflix series, "Orange is the New Black," starring Taylor Schilling, Natasha Lyonne, Laura Prepon, Kate Mulgrew and everyone’s favorite butch, Lea DeLaria.

Gay Porn Actor Sentenced for Burglary

Tuesday Dec 15, 2009
A man known to police as "Spider-Man" for his daring escapes and who starred in gay porn videos with his twin brother has been sentenced to three years in prison for burglary in New Jersey.
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