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Australian Prisoners Are Giving Themselves DIY Penis Implants Known As “Speed Bumps”

Researchers at the University of New South Wales made a disturbing discovery while studying sexual risk behaviors in Australian prisons. They noticed a rise in prisoners with genital skin infections due to bead-like foreign bodies being inserted under the penis.Digging deeper into the phenomenon, the research team discovered that nearly six percent of male prisoners in Queensland and New South Wales were giving themselves these DIY penis implants, the majority of them while they were behind bars. Warning: the details are gruesome, so if you’re eating or weak of stomach, prepare yourself, cross your legs. Keep reading »

Oklahoma Inmates Are Dashing In Pastels And Stripes

Ooh, la-la! If I ever end up in the pokey, I hope it’s in Cleveland County. There, Oklahoma inmates have been required to wear pink top and yellow striped bottoms prison garb for the last 16 months. The orange jumpsuit of yesterday is so passé. Still, the new pastels must be a bit embarrassing to rock when you’re trying to thug out while doing time, no? Apparently, this is no clink-y fashion statement or an attempt to humiliate prisoners into never wanting to return to prison again, prison management says. It simply makes prisoners easier to spot if they decide to flee the premises. “If one of them slips over the wall,” Undersheriff Rhett Burnett told NewsOK.com, “we want to know about it right away.” If the warden doesn’t get these escapees, we bet the fashion police will. [Racked]

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Here She Comes, Miss Russian Prisoner 2009

Not only are we wondering whether boys should compete in beauty pageants, we’re questioning whether prisoners strutting their stuff for the judges is the best way to “rehabilitate” those behind bars. Whatever your take on it, jail-bird beauty queens aren’t a new entry into the world of bizarro pageants—but one Russian women’s prison “biker chic” contest goes above and beyond! Check out the crowned winner (above) as well as all the dramatic behind-the-scenes shots after the jump. Keep reading »

16 Reasons To Date a Convict

After checking out ConjugalHarmony.com, a mock online dating site feigning to connect prisoners with those on the outside, we gave the convict-dating phenomenon some closer inspection. The result? There are clearly a bunch of reasons not to date a man behind bars (enforced long-distance relationship, depression at his non-voter status in certain states… him being a CONVICT), but there are also some potential perks. Check them out after the jump. Keep reading »

The Daily Squeeze: Tattoo Discrimination, Miley Cyrus’ Fans In Prison, And Bad Boys

  • Tattoo discrimination still exists. If you don’t want to cover your ink up at work, make sure to ask whether the workplace is tattoo friendly at your next interview. [CNN]
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    Condoms And Conjugal Visits: Possible Solutions To Stop The Spread Of HIV/AIDS

    Marcus Day, the adviser to the Association of Caribbean Heads of Corrections and Prison Services, is recommending prisons in the Caribbean implement condom distribution programs (despite concerns from the religious community that this will promote sex between men). A slightly more innovative course of action he’s suggesting is conjugal visits for married prisoners. Marcus said this would greatly reduce the desire for prisoners to have sex with other prisoners. Now, this might work, so long as the prisoners aren’t going at it with each other while their wives aren’t around, and then going at it with their wives, possibly spreading the virus even more. [Medical News Today] Keep reading »

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