Life prisoner's bid for sex change becomes cause célèbre

, The National Law Journal


Political and religious groups at both ends of the political spectrum have jumped into the appellate battle over a Boston federal judge's order that prison officials provide sex reassignment surgery for a convicted murderer.

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  • Diane

    I firmly believe that men who marry women, kill them, and once convicted DEMAND their sex be changed are basically another example of transgender fetishism gone wild.
    I might well be sympathetic to those pre-puberty who have been medically diagnosed as transsexual with a clear conflict of brain gender with genitalia having a change of sex surgery but that is not the issue here is it?
    This is a male, a functional man, who proved his attraction was for women but now after murdering his wife wants the public to support his so called gender confusion and pay for his castration.
    Fine by me if that is all that is needed...not a full blown genital reconstruction though.

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