Detention Justice penal policy Prison Trans Lives Matter

Kitchen table chat with Dr S Lamble FDJ, R (on the Application Of) v Secretary of State for Justice (Rev 1) [2021]

Dr S Lamble joins us in a kitchen-table chat discussion about the High Court ruling in which an applicant challenged the transgender prisoner policy, FDJ, R (on the Application Of) v Secretary of State for Justice (Rev 1) [2021] EWHC 1746 (Admin) (2 July 2021).


Bent Bars Press Release about Judicial Review on Trans Prison Policy

Bent Bars Trans Prisoner Info Sheets:

Why Context Matters in the Trans Prison Policy Debates

Supporting Trans Survivors of Sexual Violence

Survivors must fight for trans rights too

Feminism, biological fundamentalism and the attack on trans rights

Dr S Lamble is a Reader in Criminology and Queer Theory at Birkbeck, University of London. Lamble is also co-founder of the Bent Bars Project, a collective that coordinates a letter-writing programme for LGBTQ+ prisoners in Britain and an organiser with Abolitionist Futures.   

Image thanks to Sharon McCutcheon @

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