Tumblr Icon RSS Icon

Judge Rejects Electrolysis For Transgender Inmate

By Zack Ford

"Judge Rejects Electrolysis For Transgender Inmate"

Share:

google plus icon

Judge Mark Wolf has rejected Michelle Kosilek’s request for additional electrolysis treatments for her transition, ruling that it would have to be part of a new case. Kosilek is serving time for murdering her wife in 1990 but is struggling to get the appropriate medical care in jail for her gender transition. Wolf ruled earlier this year that Kosilek is deserving of sex-reassignment surgery for her condition, but clarified in this latest ruling that she must wait while the state of Massachusetts’ appeal against the procedure is considered.

‹ Former RNC Chair Ken Mehlman Makes New Conservative Push For Marriage Equality

Uganda ‘Kill The Gays’ Bill Appears On Parliamentary Agenda ›

By clicking and submitting a comment I acknowledge the ThinkProgress Privacy Policy and agree to the ThinkProgress Terms of Use. I understand that my comments are also being governed by Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policies as applicable, which can be found here.