Posts tagged "prisoners"

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…

Ami Angelowicz | February 6, 2013 - 1:20 pm

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…

Susannah Breslin | June 2, 2010 - 2:10 pm

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…

Nina Carbone | August 11, 2009 - 7:00 pm

16 Reasons To Date a Convict

After checking out, 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… | April 27, 2009 - 1:00 pm

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]…

Catherine Strawn | June 20, 2008 - 11:00 am

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…

Catherine Strawn | June 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Today In Terribleness: Polygamists, Evil Dads, And Girl Hating Gamers

More than half of the teen girls taken from the polygamist compound in Texas earlier this month have children or are pregnant. A total of 463 children were taken into…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 29, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Cards For The Incarcerated

There are currently more than 2 million people in America’s jails and prisons, and they celebrate birthdays, Valentine’s Day, and New Year’s just like the rest of us. Life continues…

Catherine Strawn | March 26, 2008 - 1:30 pm

Beauty Pageant Behind Bars

Being sent to the bleak women’s prison UF-91/9 in Siberia doesn’t exactly sound as elegant as Martha Stewart’s Camp Cupcake. But once a year, at their annual “Miss…

Simcha | March 12, 2008 - 2:30 pm