Jury awards $780,500 in transgender l...

Jury awards $780,500 in transgender lawsuit

A jury has awarded a transgender University of Wisconsin-Madison employee and a transgender UW-Madison student $780,500 in damages after a federal judge ruled a state ban on insurance coverage for gender-changing surgery amounts to sexual discrimination. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last year on behalf of UW-Madison cancer research Shannon Andres and graduate student Alina Boyden.

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