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AP Exclusive: Parole for Young Lifers Inconsistent Across U.S.

By Sharon Cohen and Adam Geller | Aug 5
Five years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court banned mandatory life without parole for juveniles in murder cases. But prison gates don't just swing open. Uncertainty and opposition have resulted in an uneven patchwork of policies.

'OITNB' Shares Holiday Greetings From Litchfield

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 19
The Interwebs are buzzing this morning, as the cast of the hit Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black" share their YouTube holiday greetings, a la "The 12 Days of Christmas."

Keeping Up with the Menendezes: Killer Lyle's Got a Boyfriend

By EDGE | Sep 18
Chronically lonely, love-starved, in need of excitement or lured by the bad boy glamour of a real life criminal, married convicted murderer Lyle Menendez has found himself a man.

Report Outlines Problems in LGBT/HIV Criminalization

By Winnie McCroy | Jun 11
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 | Mar 7
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

Sep 30
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

Aug 22
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 | Aug 15
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 | Jul 25
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

Dec 15
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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