Resources + Reading

This is a fluid, ever-changing list, and is not meant to be comprehensive. Many of our comrades listed on the “Groups We Love” page have more resources & toolkits, so be sure to check them out! We also have a

A downloadable PDF of our National Prisoners Resource List:
English NPRL June 2021
Spanish NPRL June 2021

Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States, by Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie, and Kay Whitlock
Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Y. Davis
Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison-Industrial Complex, edited by Eric Stanley and Nat Smith
Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law, by Dean Spade
Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles for Incarcerated Women, by Victoria Law
Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better, by Maya Schenwar
Instead of Prisons: A Handbook for Abolitionists, edited by Prison Research Education Action

No One Is Disposable: Everyday Practices of Prison Abolition (with Dean Spade & Reina Gossett)
Standing with LGBT Prisoners: Advocate’s Guide to Ending Abuse and Combating Imprisonment

Resources for the Incarcerated