Australia: Transgender woman raped ‘over 2000 times’ in men’s prison

Mary was still as the car pulled closer towards the threatening prison gates and a place that was soon to become her hell on earth. As she stepped into the reception area of the jail, she felt all eyes fall upon her as she continued to walk closer to her cell.

See Mary, not her real name, wasn’t just any “normal” prisoner — she was a transgender woman who was about to be locked behind bars with men. Mary was sickened by what happened to her in that Queensland prison, Boggo Road, as it was known in the 90s.

She has lived in fear for decades, with regular flashbacks to the disturbing things she lived through while in jail.  Read more via