Inmate on Prison Rape: “The opposite of compassion is not hatred, It’s indifference.”

Rape in the American Prison

Rape in the American Prison: a grisly article on rape in male penal facilities.

“rape in prison is rarely a sexual act, but one of violence, politics, and an acting out of power roles.” Being raped, or “turned out,” he explained, redefines the male victim “as a ‘female’ in this perverse subculture, and he must assume that role as the ‘property’ of his conqueror or whoever claimed him and arranged his emasculation. He becomes a slave in the fullest sense of the term.”

Read this article and know that in Alabama: 16 years olds can be tried as adults and sentenced to the ALDOC.