Transgender Inmate Who Was Scheduled For State-Funded Sex Change Surgery Released On ParoleCalifornia has paroled a transgender inmate one day before a federal appeals court was to hear her request for the state to pay for her sex reassignment surgery.
Inmate Serving Life Sentence To Get California-Funded Sex Change OperationAn inmate convicted in Los Angeles County in 1980 of first-degree murder, kidnapping and robbery has won the right to have the state pay for a sex reassignment operation.
Governor Allows Parole For Transgender California InmateGov. Jerry Brown is allowing parole for a transgender inmate who is trying to force California to become the first state to pay for sex reassignment surgery.
Appeals Court Delays Sex-Change Operation For Inmate After She's Recommended For ParoleA California panel recommended parole for a transgender inmate on Thursday, a decision that could keep her from receiving the prison-funded sex reassignment surgery she says is necessary for her emotional health.
If Paroled, Inmate Seeking Sex Change No Longer Eligible For Prison-Funded OperationAn inmate who is seeking sex reassignment surgery at taxpayers' expense faces a painful irony: If she wins freedom from a parole board, she would no longer be eligible for the prison-funded operation she says is crucial to her emotional health.
Judge Orders California To Provide Inmate With Sex-Change Surgery In Rare RulingA federal judge has ordered California's corrections department to provide a transsexual inmate with sex change surgery, the first time such an operation has been ordered in California.