Certain prisoners are targeted for sexual assault the moment they enter a penal facility: their age, looks, sexual orientation, and other characteristics mark them as candidates for abuse. A clear example is that of Dee Farmer, a young preoperative transsexual with "overtly feminine characteristics" who was placed in regular housing in a maximum-security federal prison. Supreme Court--arguing that as a transsexual she was extremely likely to face sexual assault in prison. But a prisoner does not have to look like a woman to be vulnerable to such abuse. Rather, a broad range of factors are correlated with increased vulnerability to rape, some related to perceived femininity, some entirely unrelated. Specifically, prisoners fitting any part of the following description are more likely to be targeted: young, small in size, physically weak, white, gay, first offender, possessing "feminine" characteristics such as long hair or a high voice; being unassertive, unaggressive, shy, intellectual, not street-smart, or "passive"; or having been convicted of a sexual offense against a minor.
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Don't Stop At "Moonlight"—There Are Other Black Queer Movies To See | NewNowNext
If there are two things I've come to realize about gay men during my eight-year, five-continent expat tour, the first is this: They're pretty much the same all over. No matter where you call home, you'll encounter guys who are just after "fun," ones who only care whether you're a top or bottom, and ones who'll blow you off. I once was stood up six times in one week in Buenos Aires! In my case, everywhere I've lived, there's been no escaping the dreaded question that's been the bane of my existence abroad: "Is it true what they say about black men? Frustrating as it is, I get it. In countries where black men are a rarity, like Argentina, Australia and Thailand, there's bound to be curiosity.
Still Doing It: The Intimate Lives of Women Over 65
In light of the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, the subject of race in America is at the forefront of everybody's minds, including my own. Polls show that many white and black people view this tragedy through starkly different lenses. This serves as a sobering reminder that despite the distance this country has traveled on a range of social issues, there is still an enormous amount of ground to cover in reconciling our nation's sinful past with its hopeful future.
R min Action, Crime, Thriller. Two newly paired cops who are complete opposites must put aside their differences in order to catch a gang of drug smugglers. R min Crime, Drama, Thriller. A rookie cop spends his first day as a Los Angeles narcotics officer with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears to be.