Stephen Wood enjoys pretending he’s a woman called Karen White. Gender self-ID is a facade to Stephen Wood. Self-ID was the easiest method for him to exploit. It earned him an easy transfer into the women’s prison HMP New Hall, in Flockton, the UK.
The prosecution was absolutely right about Karen White.
Christopher Dunn, the prosecutor, told the Leeds Crown Court:
“She is allegedly a transgender female. The prosecution say allegedly because there’s smatterings of evidence in this case that the defendant’s approach to transitioning has been less than committed.”
“The prosecution suggest the reason for the lack of commitment towards transitioning is so the defendant can use a transgender persona to put herself in contact with vulnerable persons she can then abuse.”
Gender self-ID is wonderfully open to abuse by:
It’s completely open to exploitation by a…
It’s a sad story that Stephen Wood could have been kept out of the women’s prison with safeguarding. However, safeguarding is completely non-existent when self-ID is the rule.
So then, Stephen Wood had sexually assaulted the women inmates within days of arriving at HMP New Hall in Flockton, near Wakefield, during the autumn of 2017. As Karen White, he watched and ogled the natal women in the communal showers:
However, Karen White could be transferred back into a women’s prison.
Richard Garside, the Director of @crimeandjustice, has an explanation as to why Stephen Wood as Karen White could be housed again in a women’s prison: