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2:07pm

Wed April 23, 2014

Youth Radio: Getting teens active in an unlikely ice sport

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April 23rd, 2014 Featured on Stitcher download One of the highlights of the past winter season had the world looking at Sochi, Russia; home of the 2014 Winter Olympics. One of the more obscure ice sports was curling. It's kind of like shuffleboard on ice- and like shuffleboard, its competitors tend to skew older.

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Wed June 12, 2013

8:26am

Thu June 21, 2012
Cops & Courts

Transgender immigrant detainees face isolation in detention

The issue of prison rape is often belittled by standup comedians, but it’s really no laughing matter – especially if you’re a transgender woman locked up in an all-male facility.

Grace Lawrence, 43, is a transgender woman from Liberia who was in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, for nearly three years. For all but six months, she was kept in solitary confinement for 23 hours a day.

Often, transgender inmates are placed in protective custody – also known as solitary confinement – for their own protection.

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