Women Prisoners in Virginia Segregated for Having Mental Illness or ‚ÄúLooking¬†Butch‚ÄĚ

A recent¬†article in the¬†Charlottesville, Virginia, weekly C-Ville¬†exposes conditions at the nearby Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women. The report is based in part on statements from representatives of the Virginia Insitutionalized Persons Project of the Legal Aid Justice Center. Project director Helen Trainor and long-time volunteer Cynthia Neff¬†have talked to inmates and read hundreds of letters […]