In the late s the organisation resurfaced in Britain, where it first worked to aid prisoners of the Spanish resistance fighting the dictator Franco's police. Now it has expanded and groups are found in many countries around the world. We support anarchist and other class struggle prisoners, fund-raise on behalf of prisoners in need of funds for legal cases or otherwise, and organise demonstrations of solidarity with imprisoned anarchists and other prisoners.
It ran for episodes from February until December It hitched a ride on the coat-tails of the successful British show Within These Wallswith a notable difference. The focus of Prisoner was mostly on the inmates, not the wardens.
Single women and lesbians in France no longer would have to go abroad to get pregnant with a doctor's help under a proposed law that would give them access to medically assisted reproduction at home for the first time. A bioethics law drafted by French President Emmanuel Macron's government includes language to expand who is eligible for procedures such as artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization, or IVF. French law currently limits assisted reproduction to infertile heterosexual couples only.
A Massachusetts inmate recently lost a bid for state-funded electrolysis treatments. But the prisoner, who has changed names from Robert to Michelle Kosilekis still pursuing his case to have the state of Massachusetts pay for a sex-change operation in order to complete a gender transformation that started almost 20 years ago. That puts Kosilek squarely in the middle of a debate over just what kind of medical care prisoners are entitled to, especially in an era of strained state budgets. When Cheryl Kosilek's strangled body was found dumped in the back seat of a car infocus immediately turned to her husband Robert.
Wentworth is an Australian television drama programme. It was first broadcast on SoHo on 1 May The series serves as a contemporary reimagining of Prisonerwhich ran on Network Ten from to
Sue Turnbull does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. Somehow overseas recognition still seems to count for so much more when it comes to assessing the value and impact of Australian screen productions.
This is a list of dramatic television series including web television and miniseries that feature noteworthy lesbiangaybisexual and transgender characters. The orientation can be portrayed on-screen, described in the dialogue or mentioned. Asexualgraysexualnon-binary and pansexual characters are also included.
Supporters and members of the LGBT community celebrate after the country's top court struck down a colonial-era law that made homosexual acts punishable by up to 10 years in prison, in Mumbai on Sept. AP Photo. PUNE, India--After her son came out as gay, Sushma Samudra consulted astrologers, quizzed psychiatrists, performed prayers and implored gods and goddesses to cure his abnormality.
Posted May 31, Transgender inmates jailed in Rio de Janeiro's penitentiaries will be able to choose incarceration in prisons for either men or women, a first for Brazil. It shows respect for this population," the head of the state prison system, Colonel Erir Ribeiro was quoted in Brazilian newspaper O Globo.