Atlanta’s federal pen not the place for gay sex

Add this share

Cellblock sex fantasies make for good gay porn. They don’t make for such good times for Lewis Jackson, a 30-year-old physician at the federal pen in southeast Atlanta who’s accused of turning medical exams into oral sexcapades.

The U.S. Penitentiary isn’t the set for College Boy Physicals (NSFW), so federal prosecutors tend to frown on that sort of stuff. Jackson, 30, was indicted on Aug. 28 on charges that he sexually abused inmates in his care and arraigned Thursday before a federal magistrate.

“The charges unsealed today allege that while a physician with the Bureau of Prisons, Dr. Jackson sexually abused inmates under his care and custody,” U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates says in a prepared statement. “His actions betrayed the trust placed in him to provide appropriate medical care to federal prisoners during their incarceration.”

Yeah, yeah. Now let’s get to the details of the accusations against Jackson spelled out in the indictment:

• In October 2011, Jackson tried to perform oral sex on three inmates during their medical exams.

• In one of those cases, Jackson also tried to engage in anal sex with the inmate.

• He’s charged with three counts of sexually abusing a ward and one count of lying to federal agents. Those first three charges carry a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison and a fine up to $250,000, which is probably way more than a prison doctor gets paid.

Turns out that Jackson’s stint in Atlanta, from January 2011 to July 2012, isn’t his first alleged attempts to turn his prison office into a gay sex playground. Last week, he was charged in Washington, D.C., with performing a series of sex acts on an inmate seeking medical treatment. He was on bond in that case when he was busted in Atlanta.

Prison docs aren’t the only ones in metro Atlanta trying to get some booty in the big house.

Photo via Flickr by hamilmarker

THE LATEST

Project Q Atlanta goes on hiatus after 14 years

On Sept. 1, 2008, Project Q Atlanta promised a hyper-local “queer media diet” for Atlanta. The site set out to bring LGBTQ news, in-depth...

Photos catch Purple Dress Run invading Midtown

After three years of pandemic-inflicted limitations, Atlanta’s gay rugby squad let loose on one of its most popular events. The Atlanta Bucks Purple Dress...

Ooo Bearracuda: Photos from Bear Pride’s Main Event

The seventh annual Atlanta Bear Pride hit the ground running on Friday with packed houses at Woofs, Heretic and Future. Turned out, they hadn’t...

Atlanta Bear Pride set to go hard and long all weekend

That low, growing growl you hear is a nation of gay bears headed for Atlanta Bear Pride this weekend. By the time they arrive,...

PHOTOS: Armorettes bring back Easter Drag Race magic

Gay Atlanta’s queens of do-good drag brought the sunshine to a cloudy afternoon on Saturday when Heretic hosted the triumphant return of Armorettes Easter...
17,446FansLike
7,001FollowersFollow
7,682FollowersFollow

PHOTO GALLERIES