Locked Out Prison Book Project Resourse List for Glbt and Q Prisoners Summer 2008
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LockedOut c/o Prison Book Project P.O. Box 396 Amherst, MA 01004 Summer 2008 edition LockedOut is a resource list for gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, and queer prisoners in the U.S. Free, but stamps are welcomed. Let us know if you write a group and don't hear back. Book requests from CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, TX, or VT will be filled by Prison Book Project. Sorry, but no requests for legal aid or pen pals. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ACLU NATIONAL PRISON PROJECT HIV/AIDS/HEPATITIS EDUCATION PROJECT 915 15th St. NW, 7th Floor Washington DC 20005 Sends free information on HIV/AIDS/hepatitis to prisoners. Responds to complaints from prisoners living with HIV/AIDS/hepatitis and LGBT prisoners. Publishes the STD booklet, Play It Safer, write for a free copy. BLACK ICE PRINT P.O. Box 13074 Philadelphia, PA 19101 Offers literature about struggle and change. Free to women & trans prisoners in the U.S. BROTHERS BEHIND BARS c/o RFD (Radical Faerie Digest) P.O. Box 68 Liberty, TN 37095 A quarterly penpal list of gay/bi/trans male prisoners produced and distributed by RFD. Write for details. CALIFORNIA COALITION FOR WOMEN PRISONERS 1540 Market St., Ste. 490 San Francisco, CA 94102 Visits women, transgender, gender variant, and intersex people in California women's prisons, publishes The Fire Inside (free to all prisoners), provides advocacy, and sends resource guides inside. CHICAGO BOOKS TO WOMEN IN PRISON c/o Beyondmedia 4001 N Ravenswood #204c Chicago, IL 60613 Sends books to women only in AZ, CT, FL, IL, IN, KY, & MS. JEN DURR SERVICES N9494 Haltur Ln. Eagle WI 53119 Publishes zine Trans Spirituality by/for T/GV prisoners and allies, and offers the TransAction Program a post-release program specifically for transsexual exprisoners. Zine free to prisoners. MASSACHUSETTS TRANSGENDER POLITICAL COALITION P.O. Box 301897 Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 Seeking experiences and suggested policy changes from Massachusetts based transgender prisoners through the *Transgender Prisoner Questionnaire*. Write for copy. Provides referrals to transgender specific organizations and support. OUT OF CONTROL LESBIAN COMMITTEE TO SUPPORT WOMEN POLITICAL PRISONERS 3543 18th St., Box 30 San Francisco, CA 94110 Supports women prisoners and political prisoners in the U.S. and internationally. Publishes Out of Time. Free, donations welcomed. POWER INSIDE P.O. Box 4796 Baltimore, MD 21211 Provides women centered services to women including trans women and trans men. Offers support and advocacy for those who are incarcerated, homeless, addicted, or in the sex trade. POZ 500 Fifth Ave., Suite 320 New York, NY 10110 Free subscription to any HIV+ person who can't afford it. Write for details. PRISON BOOK PROGRAM 1306 Hancock St., Suite 100 Quincy, MA 02169 Offers National Prisoners Resource List free to prisoners. Book requests accepted, except In memory of Mother Mike Riegle. from CA, KY, LA, MD, MI, NV, OR, and TX. Stamps welcomed. STOP PRISONER RAPE, INC. 3325 Wilshire Blvd., Suite. 340 Los Angeles, CA 90010 A national human rights organization that works to put an end to sexual violence against men, women, and youth in all forms of detention. TGI (TRANSGENDER, GENDER VARIANT AND INTERSEX) JUSTICE PROJECT 342 9th Street, Suite 202B San Francisco, CA 94103 Write for details. TIG PRISONER PEN PAL PROJECT 426 President St. Brooklyn, NY 11231 Penpal listing for transgender, intersex and gender-variant prisoners. Please send a brief posting, your contact information, and any restrictions (no mail from other prisoners etc.). WISCONSIN BOOKS TO PRISONERS 1019 Williamson St #B Madison WI 53703 Sends books to WI and lgbt prisoners nationwide only. Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are anger and courage. Anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are. St. Augustine