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Prison Stories

Finding Purpose as an Elderly Trans Woman in Men’s Prison

I didn’t have a mentor. I’m not going to let that happen to other trans and LGBTQ prisoners.

EEvery morning, I try to wake up around 5 a.m. It may seem strange given the long day that lies ahead of me in prison. But I am a transgender woman assigned to a…



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Patricia Trimble

Writer, activist, and transgender inmate. Advocate for the fair and just treatment of all LGBTQ prisoners. Buy my book about life in prison: