Lesbian/Gay Law Notes – 2014 – Issue 04 – April

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Civilly Committed Inmate Loses Transgender Treatment Claims

An inmate under civil commitment as a sexual predator failed to state claims for relief against state supervisory officials who did not have a program for transsexuals in Hood v. Dep’t of Children & Families, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24367 (M. D. Fla., February 26,...

NY Judge Orders City to Pay for Transgender Youth’s Surgery

New York State Supreme Court Justice Peter H. Moulton ordered New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to pay for gender reassignment procedures, including surgery, for a 20-year-old transgender girl who is still in the foster care system.  D.F. v....

Federal Judge Rejects Delay in Wisconsin Marriage Equality Case

U.S. District Judge Barbara B. Crabb has rejected an attempt by Wisconsin officials to delay the marriage equality case pending before her. Ruling on March 24, Judge Crabb confirmed a schedule established by Magistrate Judge Stephen Crocker to complete briefing in the...