Season 7 EP4: The San Antonio Four
In the summer of 1994, Elizabeth Ramirez’s two nieces, ages seven and nine, stayed at her apartment along with her three friends Kristie Mayhugh, Anna Vasquez and Cassandra Rivera. All four women had recently come out as lesbians. Shortly after, the women were charged with sexually abusing the nieces. The children’s stories fueled by the homosexuality and Satanic Panic of the 1990s landed the women in prison. Listen to learn about the wrongful conviction of The San Antonio Four and their inspiring stories and innocence and perseverance.