Posts tagged "inmate"

Inmate Granted Right To Have Sex Reassignment Surgery

Twelve years ago, Massachusetts inmate Robert Kosilek sued the state for the right to a sex change. Convicted of murdering his wife in 1990, Kosilek is serving a life sentence, and claimed that the surgery was necessary to effectively treat gender dysmorphia. After two lawsuits, U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf ruled Kosilek was entitled to…

Julie Gerstein / September 5, 2012

What’s It Like Dating A Guy In Jail?

“You look beautiful,” he says. He looks snuggly in his uniform: white t-shirt over a thermal shirt, green cotton pants and black Chinese slippers.
I love theme parties. The theme for jail visits is “Modest Dress,” defined by the Jail Administration as no visible shoulders, cleavage, knees or toes. No sweatpants, nothing tight. I’ve discovered…

Beth Tully / May 8, 2008