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Watch Out!! Close Calls In Prison...

Freshly showered and just used my one phone call for the day. It's quiet. Nurses just came to do daily routine temp checks on us ladies in this unit under quarantine for day #13. My, I'm deeply...

 

Confessions of A Former Wild Lady Beastress...

I was kidnapped at 13. Taken from San Diego to Hollywood by 2 black men. Their plan was to traffick me. Sell me. Against my will. No choices offered. I had NO street smarts. THIS was my first street e...

 

Waiting in Hell: Covid Kept Prisoners in Inferior Local Jails When they Belonged in State Prison

I'm sitting in my cell, in a black chair. Curtains closed, fan on low, no lights. It's a hot day. Other than the fan, no noises. We're on 'quarantine'. Which means just another lockdown! We're on day...

 

I Don't Remember the Free World or the Touch of a Man

Yes, I do not remember the free world anymore! After nearly 17 years with a couple more to go, I can say, as a straight women, my sexual appetite is healthy and ready to go. I do not remember much of...

 

I Was a Beast, Says Female Prisoner Who Hopes for Rehabilitation

CDCR. The California Department Of Corrections And Rehabilitation. Correction? Rehabilitation? What do these words look like? What do they mean? Are they nouns or verbs? Could it be more than a name...

 

Inmate at California Women's Prison Infected with Covid After Receiving Both Vaccine Shots

That's right. Prisoner patient 0 of this current CIW prisoner outbreak involves a prisoner who was fully vaccinated!!! So, it's clear the vaccine sucks. I only got one vaccine. Essentially I am Anti-V...

 

Prison Suffers Covid Outbreak After Vaccinating Prisoners and Staff, California Institution for Women on Lockdown Again

First 2 staff members tested positive. Now, I'm told there are several prisoners sick. One thing is for sure, WE'RE ON LOCKDOWN!! So, something major is going on with this covid outbreak. We went...

 

Alert!! Over 300 Men Headed To California's Women's Institution!

This is NO Joke! We are terrified!! Over 300 MEN claiming to be 'women' are sentenced to state prison and headed to the 2 California women's prisons!! They claim to be trans but they are not TRANZ!!...

 

Overnight Conjugal Prison Visits for Married Couples: "He's 50, I'm 37, let's see what happens!"

I already told you I recently met my love, Monty. We plan to get married! Did you know California life prisoners are allowed to have overnight visits with a legally married spouse? So, let your...

 

Religion and Sunday Morning in Prison

Since I had my first job at age 17, I always prefer to have Sundays and Mondays as my days off from work. It's a calm day so far. No prison staff vexing the population. Most guards prefer to do their...

 

Only Two Mortalities from Covid-19 at California Institution for Women Prison

After the many, many covid infections, only one staff and one prisoner from CIW died. That's it. The one staff person's death was a nurse. We prisoners were locked in our rooms so staff could leave...

 

Prison Canteen Manager is the Devil

Our prison canteen manager is Spawn Of Satan!! No other way to put it. I pray for her as God commands me to do for all my emenies. She's nasty! She loves blocking prisoners from buying what they need...

 

You Can Always Tell Who Will Make Parole, Claims Woman Prisoner at California Institution for Women

I've noticed that many people have a totally unrealistic vision of daily prison operations. I had the same false idea of prison life. So don't feel bad! The prison correctional officers have little...

 

Female Prisoner is Racing the Clock to Have a Baby

Stresses and pressures from all directions. Different prisoners have different worries. Mine have shifted over the years. Yet, relief of one is replaced by another immediately. As soon as we...

 

This Female Prisoner Finds Love While Locked Up

You have to step in a few frogs to meet your prince right? I have had my share of frogs but I did not let that harden my heart. I'm a firm believer that it takes meeting a few losers to truly recogniz...

 
 By Amber S. Jackson    News    March 6, 2021

A New Warden at California Institution for Women

Unlike a new toy or a new car, a new warden is NOT at all a good thing. Each warden seems to be worse than the one who came before them. Most have something to prove and want to reinvent the wheel...

 
 By Amber S. Jackson    News    March 4, 2021

Schools Are Reopened in California State Prisons

If you want your kids back in school, send them to prison! Last week, female and transgender male state prisoners here @ C.I.W. went back school to receive in-person educational instruction! No,...

 

Ask Amber: Got a Question about Women's Prison? Ask the Expert in all things Prison

Our correspondent currently serving a 25-year-to-life sentence at the California Institution for Women asks readers to send her their questions about anything having to do with prison. You can reach...

 

Violent Crimes by Prisoners Against Other Prisoners

Prison is a small city, both in physical layout and in how it operates. You have ghetto areas, higher class areas, drug-addicted clusters, etc. So, its not a far stretch to see how crime would be and...

 

All California State Prisoners to Receive Free Tablets

That's right. Jpay is out as the prisoner email provider! A brand new deal between CDCR and www.gtl.net is in place and signed. This will widely expand the tablet program, allowing the use of inmate...

 

A Woman Prisoner Reflects: What Will Life on the Outside Look Like?

Your state of mind. Where do you see yourself?? For me, a prisoner who will be out there with you in less than 4 years, REENTRY is a state of mind. MY state of mind. Once I learned that I was never...

 

The Female Serial Prison Rapist

There was a female serial rapist. A female serial rapist, a prison rapist, raping women in a women's prison, VSPW, while I was there! She was big. She was ugly. A black female. Tall, a bit older. She...

 

Vaccines Now Being Given to Prisoners, Many Refuse and the Leftovers Are Discarded

I owe the Governor Gavin Newsom a huge thank you for my Moderna vaccine!! I suppose I'll begin by telling you the Moderna vaccine has been given to me and my fellow prisoners several days this week...

 

Avoiding Infection in Prison: Keep Away from the Drug Addicts and the Miserable

It might surprise you to know that until about 6 years ago, I lived in here in the prison environment in a state of despair. I was unmotivated, unfocused and waited until 10 years in to begin doing...

 

It's Harder to Avoid Meth Than to Get it in Prison

I doubt many stop to ponder what types of issues a prisoner might be dealing with during this pandemic. Unless you know someone in prison, why would you? We actually have a lot of the same issues,...

 

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