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Ryan J. Reilly

Seven Republican Governors Won't Comply With Anti-Rape Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican governors in seven states -- Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Nebraska, Texas and Utah -- are either ignoring or refusing to...

Prisoner Rape Certification Deadline an Opportunity, Not a Threat

Lovisa Stannow | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Lovisa Stannow

Prisoner rape is devastating; It is also preventable. This crisis will only end if corrections agencies across the country take full responsibility for the safety of their detainees. The May 15 PREA certification process is an important moment for governors to declare their commitment.

Elise Foley

Major Step Taken Toward Preventing Sexual Abuse In Immigrant Detention

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Homeland Security announced Friday that it has finalized regulations to prevent sexual abuse in immigrant detention ce...

Taking Rape Out of a Prison Sentence And Why it Matters To LGBT People

Posted 08.11.2012 | Gay Voices

Since launching our Voice to Voice conversation series in January, we've tackled lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender literature, Black History Mont...

An Overdue Step in Protecting Detained Immigrants From Rape and Sexual Assault, But More Work Remains

Katharina Obser | Posted 07.21.2012 | Impact
Katharina Obser

That the Obama administration has articulated in no uncertain terms that the Prison Rape Elimination Act should apply to all confinement is a huge victory for the countless detained individuals around the country.

Elise Foley

Obama Administration Expands Prison Rape Elimination Act To Protect Immigrants

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigrant detainees will no longer be treated differently under the law than prison inmates for purposes of rape prevention, the Obama a...

Elise Foley

Congressmen Urge DHS To Adopt Rape-Prevention Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of House members is urging the Obama administration this week to apply the same rape-prevention measures to immigrant...

Putting An End To Prison Rape

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

There is a prison in Texas where 15.7% of the inmates were raped in the preceding year alone. In any country that likes to think of itself as a beacon of freedom, this is outrageous and must be stopped.