Mass. Inmate Sex-Change Ruling Praised, Condemned

Sep 8, 2012 Full story: EDGE

In this May 24, 1990 file photo, Robert Kosilek is led to the county jail following his arraignment on drunken driving charges, in New Rochelle, N.Y. BOSTON -- A ruling ordering Massachusetts prison officials to provide sex-reassignment surgery to an inmate is being praised by advocates as important recognition that the surgery is a legitimate ... (more)

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brian sten

Scarsdale, NY

#1 Sep 8, 2012
i look at it this way .you serve time in prision how you are born if you are a male you serve in prision in a male prision a women goes to a women prision.trangender surgery is to much at of taxpayers dollars . be a man be a women

Since: Jan 09

Central NJ

#2 Sep 9, 2012
I would agree, Except I know that whatever decisions come out of this are going to be applied to all cases in the future. Don't believe it? Google April Ashley and read up on that case. The decision has been making life hell for Transexuals ever since. It is because of this that I'm leaning towards granting the operation. Also, There is the policy that when a person is in jail, we take care their physical and medical needs.
People who know nothing about it, consider Transexuality to be a shallow need "To look like Marilyn Monroe" will consider it to be unnecessary and a waste of taxpayers money.
Regards, Terri
brian sten wrote:
i look at it this way .you serve time in prision how you are born if you are a male you serve in prision in a male prision a women goes to a women prision.trangender surgery is to much at of taxpayers dollars . be a man be a women
Gunny

Newport News, VA

#3 Sep 10, 2012
One word "CRAZY"

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