Screening of Documentary on Trans Women in Prison

“Cruel and Unusual”  Film Screening

December 15th 6:30pm – 9:00pm @ Metropolitan Community Church
474 Ridge Street N.W. (near Shaw/Howard metro and 70/71 bus lines)

DC Critical Resistance will be showing the documentary, Cruel and Unusual. This film follows the lives of 5 trans women in prison and the everyday physical and mental abuses caused by inmates and guards. Before the film, we will have a short presentation about how police and policing are impacting the lives of low income people of color and specifically gender minorities in DC. After the film, we will rally everyone to get ready for the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers March. We will have speakers from HIPS, Prisoner Correspondence Project, DCTC and members of Safe and Diverse DC. We will provide hot food and beverages. Please contact or 202-569-1807 for help with rides and childcare.


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