Tyrone Townsend

The Feminist on Cellblock Y

Tyrone Townsend
The Feminist on Cellblock Y

Richard Edmond Vargas, also known as "Richie Reseda" is a convicted felon who has been serving time in an all-male prison in Soledad, California, for armed robbery since he was a teen. 

"The Feminist on Cellblock Y," a documentary produced by filmmaker Contessa Gayles, follows the now 25-year-old Reseda and his fellow prison mates as they participate in an inmate rehabilitation program centered around feminist literature. 

The documentary is available to stream on CNNgo or you can watch below.