Massachusetts Officials to Appeal Inmate’s Sex Reassignment, Obviously

Anyone who thought that Massachusetts inmate Michelle Kosilek's sex reassignment surgery would proceed smoothly after Judge Mark Wolf ruled that Kosilek had an Eighth Amendement right to "adequate medical care" to treat her gender-identity disorder has seriously underestimated the appeals process. Shame on you for… » 9/27/12 10:25am 9/27/12 10:25am

Judge Approves First-Ever Sex Reassignment Surgery for Transgendered…

A transgendered woman incarcerated in the Massachusetts state prison system has won the right to have the state pay for her sex reassignment surgery, after a US District Judge agreed that the surgery was "medically necessary." Naturally, this has led to people making A Big Thing about what "medically necessary" means,… » 9/04/12 7:45pm 9/04/12 7:45pm

Doctors Endorse Circumcision of Baby Boys, Eagerly Await Angry Barrage…

In a move practically guaranteed to set a world record for Most Angry Emails Received, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has finally taken a formal stance on circumcision of baby boys. Their conclusion? It doesn't reduce sexual pleasure in adult men, prevents a host of diseases, and is a practice they endorse… » 8/27/12 4:10pm 8/27/12 4:10pm