How Four Latinx Lesbians Recreated Their Lives After Homophobia Had Them Wrongfully Imprisoned

Despite cultural shifts, legal victories, and an ever-increasing number of resources, being gay in today’s world isn’t easy. But it was far more challenging in the ‘90s, when prejudice against gay and lesbian people was more commonplace—and more acceptable.

This rampant discrimination is what led four lesbian Latinx women in San Antonio, Texas, to be wrongly convicted of a heinous crime simply because they were gay. After serving well over a decade of prison time, the women were freed and eventually exonerated.

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