How have queer and trans people been criminalized? What are the ways in which queer and trans people have resisted criminalization?
How are prisons and jails queer spaces? What are the experiences of queer and trans people in prisons and jails?
What does a queer and trans analysis reveal about the carceral system? Why is an anti-carceral movement necessary for queer and trans liberation?
Joey Mogul, Andrea Ritchie, and Kay Whitlock, “The Ghosts of Stonewall: Policing Gender, Policing Sex”
Hugh Ryan, “The Queer History of the Women’s House of Detention”
Sarah Lamble, Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex, “Transforming Carceral Logics: 10 Reasons to Dismantle the Prison Industrial Complex Through Queer/Trans Analysis and Action”
Joey Mogul and Andrea Ritchie and Kay Whitlock, Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States, “Caging Deviance: Prisons as Queer Spaces”
Joey Mogul, Andrea Ritchie, and Kay Whitlock, Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States, “Objection! Treatment of Queers in Criminal Courts”
Alexi Jones, “Visualizing the Unequal Treatment of LGBT People in the Criminal Justice System”
Jerome Hunt and Aisha Moodie-Mills, “The Unfair Criminalization of Gay and Transgender Youth”
Tera Eva Agyepong, Intimate States: Gender, Sexuality, and Governance in Modern US History, “Race, the Construction of Dangerous Sexualities, and Juvenile Justice”
Adam Rhodes, “Criminalizing Queerness”
Che Gossett, Reina Gossett, and A.J. Lewis, “Reclaiming Our Lineage: Organized Queer, Gender-Non-Conforming, and Transgender Resistance to Police Violence”
Gem Nwanne, “There Is No Queer Liberation Without Prison Abolition”
Morgan Bassichis, Alexander Lee, and Dean Spade, Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex, “Building An Abolitionist Trans and Queer Movement With All We’ve Got”
Eric Stanley, Dean Spade, Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie, and Kay Whitlock, “Queering Prison Abolition, Now?”
Dean Spade, “The Queer and Trans Fight for Liberation – and Abolition”
Black and Pink, “A Compilation of Critiques on Hate Crime Legislation”
Erica Meiners, Liam Michaud, Josh Pavan, and Bridget Simpson, “‘Worst of the Worst?’ Queer Investments in Challenging Sex Offender Registries”
Tom Wahl and Nicole Pittman, “Injustice: How the Sex Offender Registry Destroys LGBT Rights”
Margaret Goff, “Five Reasons Mass Incarceration is a Queer Issue”