(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Friday said Texas prison officials do not violate transgender inmates' constitutional right against cruel.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is expected to rule soon on the case of Adree Edmo, a transgender women who is seeking sex reassignment surgery while serving a prison sentence in Idaho. Edmo, who was sentenced to prison in following her conviction of sexual abuse of a.
favor of a transgender inmate suing for sex reassignment surgery last Friday Edmo is incarcerated in an all-male facility near Boise, Idaho.