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Italy’s New Prison for Transgender Inmates Will Have Its Own Olive Grove and Vineyard

While America’s prison overcrowding means transgender inmates are sometimes housed adjacent to convicts of the opposite gender, Italy is debuting its first prison just for transgender criminals. The facility opens in March, and will feature “26 reportedly spacious cells” as well as “a library, a recreation room, a dental surgery, sanatorium, an olive grove, greenhouses, a farm and a vineyard.”

Perhaps that’s the difference between a prison and a “correctional facility”?

Or the difference between Italian and American prisons: In Italy, wardens want to ensure inmates have the finest varietals; in America, it’s whatever you can whip up in a trash bag.

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  • fradiavolo

    Gotta give the Italians props for style!

  • zenflo

    In a pinch, olive oil makes for a decent masturbatory lube.

    Not that I would know.

  • 1EqualityUSA

    Zenflo, add a few cherry tomatoes, shallots, butter lettuce, and a potent Balsalmic vinegar and you’ve got yourself a healthy and delicious snack.

  • zenflo


    Also of note, the older prisoners — who are responsible for tending the grapes — have announced plans to market their own wine, to be called Vintage Tranny.

  • terrwill

    Sounds nicer than some of the hotels I have visited in Europe………….

  • 1EqualityUSA

    So when they say, “Look at the legs on this” they won’t know whether to look at the wine glass swirls or the girls.

  • Randy

    My God, stop making fun of the transgendered. They are just like the rest of us.

  • 1EqualityUSA

    Dear Randy, I apologize if any of my comments above offended you.

  • Miguel

    Why does Queerty continue to post about trangendered” criminals, as if that has anything to do with gay people. Last week, it was a post about a homicidal, meth addicted transgendered prostitute. Today, it is a post about a prison for transgendereds. This has nothing to do with gays or gay issues. The idea that gay is the equivalent of, or is inherently associated with, trangenderism is a foul lie. Queerty should be exposing lies, not perpetuating them.

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