Within days of being placed in the British male prison system in the 90s, I realised they were havens for debauchery and buggery. Maybe I should have felt ashamed of my soon-to-be promiscuous lifestyle, but I just didn't care. I had a deep-seated need, as a trans woman, to validate my identity as a female. Only when a man had sex with me, did I feel whole.
Sex in Men's Prisons: What Prison Taught Me About Love
Out of fear for my life, I submitted to sucking his dick, being fucked in my ass, and performing other duties as a woman, such as making his bed. And are part of a gang. They pick a loner smaller weaker individual. And make that person into a homosexual then sell him to other inmates or gangs. Anywhere from a pack of cigarettes to 2 cartons. No one cares about you or anyone else. If they show kindness or are trying to be helpful, it is only because they want something.
Sex in prison: Experiences of former prisoners is the fifth and final briefing paper published by the Commission, which was established by the Howard League for Penal Reform and includes eminent academics, former prison governors and health experts. The Commission sought permission to interview current prisoners about their experiences of sex in prison, but this approach was blocked by the Ministry of Justice. However, Dr Alisa Stevens, Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Southampton, was able to interview 26 former prisoners during the summer of — 24 men and two women. The former prisoners interviewed by Dr Stevens had been jailed for a wide range of offences. Eighteen interviewees self-identified as heterosexual, four as gay, and four as bisexual.
The crook of another man's elbow is on my Adam's apple, pressing down, choking me. After just a couple of seconds, I panic and gasp. Shaun Attwood, who spent more than five years in some of America's toughest prisons, including Arizona's infamous Maricopa Jail, is showing me how men in prison are raped.