In the late ‘90s, Anna Vasquez, Cassandra Rivera, Elizabeth Ramirez, and Kristie Mayhugh all received phone calls accusing their lesbian friend group of a crime that never actually happened. What followed was a modern-day witch trial, landing the San Antonio Four –as they’d come to be called– in prison for over a decade. When Anna unexpectedly got out on parole ahead of the others, she had no choice but to lead the fight for their innocence. Now, she’s dedicated her life to preventing similar stories from happening.
This episode is part of a ten-part series called Let The Women Do The Work. Join host Gillian Pensavalle as she follows the stories of ten dynamic, inspiring, badass women in true crime.