Preston, Lancashire – Marie Dean is a 52-year-old predator with a record of over 60 violent and sexual offences, which include breaking into homes to masturbate while wearing the panties of the teen residents, collecting indecent images of underage girls, and firing gas at arresting officers. Imprisoned for his crimes, the male cross-dresser began to self-identify as a woman. He has launched a hunger strike, vowing to starve himself to death unless imprisoned with women and given access to beauty products.
Named Gary Dean Marie at his birth in the Channel Islands, Mr. Dean’s sexual compulsions to wear feminine clothing and his pedophiliac urges for underage girls led him to break into multiple Burnley and Padiham homes in which teen girls resided.
Mr. Dean would enter the girls’ bedrooms and put on their bras and panties. Excited by the scent and feeling of used feminine wear on his own body, he would pleasure himself in the girls’ bedrooms and memorialize the adventures by recording video.
When police officers spotted the suspicious masked character riding a bike through Padiham and approached him, Mr. Dean fired gas at them, causing three of the six officers to go down.
Arrested that day in 2009 and found to be wearing a thong and bra under his dark clothing, Mr. Dean ultimately confessed to burglary, going equipped for burglary, using a firearm with intent to resist arrest, and six counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. A jury additionally convicted him of six counts of voyeurism, 11 of possession of indecent images of children, and one of taking indecent images of children.
Authorities declared Mr. Dean a “dangerous and prolific offender” who “posed a significant risk to the community.” The judge handed Mr. Dean an indeterminate prison sentence. If ever released into the community, he will be required to register as a sex offender and strict conditions will bar him from contact with children and his prior victims.
While imprisoned, Mr. Dean has determined that not only does he like clothing designed for women, but he is a woman himself. In January 2018, the sexual offender declared it his right to be transferred to women’s prison and to be provided with epilators, makeup and hair straighteners for his in-prison beauty routine.
Announcing that he was refusing food and would starve to death if necessary if he couldn’t be pretty behind bars and be caged in with female inmates, the sexual predator compared himself to the legendary Bobby Sands, an Irish revolutionary who sacrificed his life in 1981 to fight off his nation’s conquerors.
In a letter to friends, Mr. Dean described how four male transgender inmates at HMP Doncaster who had made and carried out a suicide pact had not used their suicides correctly, and his ploy would be more clever. “I stopped eating and drinking and should die in about three, maybe four weeks,” he wrote. “I think three [trans] girls have killed themselves now, but I think they did it too quickly.”
“We specifically request that Marie Dean has her identity as a woman immediately returned to her,” Mr. Dean’s friends stated in a letter to the Ministry of Justice. “To be given back her clothes and her makeup to allow her to maintain her dignity and for her to be moved into the female estate as quickly as possible.”
Accepting Mr. Dean’s premise that he is a woman and his implication that a woman is better off committing suicide than having a hairless body, straightened hair on the head and painted face, news outlets promoted Mr. Dean as a prisoner tortured by an unjust system, and the hero of a modern struggle for civil rights.
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A transgender woman has gone on hunger strike inside an all-male prison and says she is prepared to die over the government’s refusal to accept her chosen gender.
It was presented, at first, as a simple case of injustice in the prison system. The Observer ran the story with the headline “Transgender woman in male prison ‘nightmare’ on hunger strike”. The facts given were these: Marie Dean, 50, is refusing food in protest at being held in HMP Preston on an indeterminate sentence for burglary without access to “hair straighteners, epilator or any makeup.”