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Incarcerated trans activist Patricia Trimble and Missouri Association for Social Welfare Executive Director Jeanette Mott Oxford sat down with All in A Day’s [Sex] Work Podcast to discuss the impact of COVID-19 behind bars in Missouri.

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Patricia Elane Trimble

Patricia Elane Trimble is a transgender feminist writer, activist, and author incarcerated at the Southeastern Correctional Center in Charleston, Missouri. She is currently serving a life sentence for murder. She is a contributing writer for the Prison Journalism Project and is an advocate for the fair and just treatment of all LGBTQ prisoners. Her book “Finding Purpose: One Transgender Woman's Journey" is available on Amazon.