September 5, 2012
In this Jan. 15, 1993 file photo, Robert Kosilek sits in court in New Bedford, Mass. Kosilek was convicted in the murder of his wife, and has been living as a woman, Michelle Kosilek, and receiving hormone treatments while serving life in prison.
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State prison officials must provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery to a transgender inmate serving life in prison for murder, because it is the only way to treat her “serious medical need,” a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
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