laweeklylajailgaywingAn LA Weekly EXCLUSIVE: Inside the Gay Wing of L.A. Men's Central Jail from Voice Media Group on Vimeo.

MCJ, as many dub it, is a cauldron of racial tension where violence is easily stirred by a fluctuating daily population of 3,900 to 4,700 inmates packed in close quarters. But among the roughly 400 people housed in “K6G,” the gay wing of Men’s Central Jail, there’s little outward expression of racial prejudice or gang rivalry. Inmates in these three open-plan dorms don’t worry much about the gang politics and violence among the “general population.”

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