Gov. Brown Weighs Parole For Transgender InmateGov. Jerry Brown is weighing whether to grant parole to a transgender inmate who is trying to force California to become the first state to pay for a prisoner's sex reassignment surgery.
Transgender California Inmate In Limbo Over SurgeryAn unusual confluence of events means it could be months before a transgender California inmate knows if she will have the sex reassignment surgery that she says is critical to her mental health.
Panel OKs Parole For Transgender Inmate Seeking Sex ChangeA 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.
Parole Could End Inmate's Effort To Have Sex Change SurgeryA California 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.
Transgender Inmate's Attorneys Oppose Delay In State-Funded Sex-Change SurgeryAttorneys representing a transgender prison inmate want a judge to stand by his order that California officials must immediately provide the inmate with sex reassignment surgery that they say is urgent and critical to her health.