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Michelle Kosilek

Mass. Prison Officials To Appeals Court Judge: Inmate Doesn’t Need Sex Change

The Massachusetts Department of Corrections told a federal appeals court Thursday that prison officials have provided adequate treatment, including female hormones, laser hair removal and psychotherapy. He said only 5 percent of people with the disorder actually undergo sex-reassignment surgery and argued that it would pose security issues at the all-male prison.


Michelle Kosilek

Massachusetts Appeals Court To Hear Inmate Sex Change Case

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments from Massachusetts prison officials challenging a court order to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery for an inmate serving a life sentence for murder.


Michelle Kosilek

Mass. Prison Officials Appeal Sex-Change Ruling

Massachusetts prison officials are appealing a decision that would force taxpayers to pay for a sex-change operation for a transgender inmate serving a life sentence for murder.


Michelle Kosilek

Appeals Court Upholds Sex Change For Mass. Inmate

A federal appeals court has upheld a judge’s ruling granting a taxpayer-funded sex change operation for a Massachusetts transgender inmate serving a life sentence for murder.


Emerson College student Donnie Collins

Emerson Fraternity Raises Money For Brother’s Sex Change Surgery

Emerson College student Donnie Collins wants to undergo a female to male procedure to remove his breasts.


Michelle Kosilek (file image)

Lawmakers: Public Entitled To Same Benefits Given To Kosilek

Rep. James Lyons and Rep. Marc Lombardo were outraged to learn of last month’s ruling by a federal judge, ordering the state to pick up the nearly $700,000 legal bill of convicted murderer Michelle Kosilek.


Michelle Kosilek

Killer Granted Sex Change Wants State To Pay For Electrolysis

A convicted killer who wants a taxpayer-funded sex change may be costing the state even more money.


Michelle Kosilek

Transgender Inmate Wants State To Pay $806K In Legal Costs

Lawyers for a convicted murderer who won a court ruling ordering Massachusetts prison officials to provide a state-funded sex change are asking the state to pay more than $806,000 in legal costs.


Michelle Kosilek

State Will Appeal Decision To Grant Sex-Change Operation To Convicted Killer

The state plans to appeal the ruling in the case of Michelle Kosilek, who was born as a man but lives as a woman in an all-male prison.


Michelle Kosilek (file image)

Killer Granted Taxpayer-Funded Sex Change Sells E-Book

One week after learning her aunt’s killer will be getting a state-funded sex change, Susan Ohannessian is speaking out with new outrage over an E-Book being sold by Michelle Kosilek.