Email Comment If you have seen your share of Orange is the New Black, you might think you have a general idea how things in all-female prisons work. Well, if you think the things got pretty crazy there on the screen, you should know that they are actually a thousand times worse in the real-life prisons. The main problem all inmates face when locked up is the super boring day-to-day routine. The other issues inmates face on a daily basis are constant tensions and conflicts between certain people or prison gangs that can lead to all kinds of crazy things happening inside those walls that keep them separated from the rest of the world. In the past, there was a noticeable correlation between prisoners changing their appearance and subsequently attempting to break out. Apparently, they thought it would be harder for the authorities to find them and recognize them on the streets if they cut and dyed their hair.