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Overlooked LGBT Elders in Prison

[Photo Credit: Robin Shannon] In Photo: (L to R) Mark Pelipiche, Tina Maschi, Randy Killings


As the American population ages, so does its population in the prison system. That’s created particular challenges, especially for members of the LGBT community that are incarcerated.

Fordham Conversations host Robin Shannon talks with two people who have experienced these challenges firsthand. 

Randy Killings and Mark Pelipiche share what it was like for them to grow older while in New York’s Criminal Justice System. 

Also, Fordham Professor Dr. Tina Maschi shares research from her study “‘Coming Out’ of Prison: An Exploratory Study of LGBT Elders in the Criminal Justice System.” Listen here.