The prison pen pal concept was designed to help just one woman. Single women are seeking mail from people on the outside.
Men in prisons dating
Inmates finding pen pals to write on the “outside” was the way to go.
Women Behind Bars prison pen pal concept creates a way for female prisoners to have a better chance of rehabilitation and establish themselves back in society.
In 1965, Ward and Kassebaum conducted research in Frontera through questionnaires and concluded from staff and inmates that "between 30% and 75% of the inmates had sexual affairs while in prison", 50% of those engaging in same-sex sexual activity.
Sexual intercourse between these women were typically for fun and enjoyment, sometimes transitioning into a serious relationship.
In homosexual relationships, sexual types for women include: "butch" or daddy" refers to the masculine female who is dominant. A "trick" is a girl who allows herself to be used by others. "Cherries" have never had lesbian experiences and a "square" will not take part in homosexuality acts.