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'Orange Is New Black' Builds Support for Reform

Friday, June 20, 2014

As a hit show enters its second season, it is building awareness of prison conditions, particularly for transwomen. "People are so interested in anything having to do with Orange Is the New Black," says the executive of the Women's Prison Association.

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