[lit-ideas] egregious doesn't cut it

  • From: JimKandJulieB@xxxxxxx
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2006 20:25:48 EDT

I think this is the most thoroughly sound evidence of a completely and  
entirely f******d up world I've ever seen.  It's short, and in order to  
the full extent of the .....f*****d-up-ness, you have to get to the  last 
paragraph. Noah should have never listened to God.
Massachusetts Convict Wants Court To Pay  For Sex Change Operation

June 1, 2006 8:00 a.m. EST

Nidhi Sharma - All Headline News Contributor
New York, NY (AHN) - Robert Kosilek - a convicted killer serving the sentence 
 for killing his wife wants the Massachusetts Department of Corrections to 
pay  for a sex-change operation as a treatment for medical condition. 
Claiming that hormone and other treatments didn't work, 57-year-old Kosilek,  
who now calls herself Michelle, petitioned for the surgery in 2002, which was 
 denied by the judge, did in fact get female hormone treatment and laser hair 
 removal services authorized. 
Though the treatment resulted in larger breasts and other changes, Kosilek  
says she needs the full change and is back in court, again seeking to have the  
A psychiatrist is quoted by UPI news as saying that Kosilek will commit  
suicide without the surgery, as [he] believes himself to be a woman trapped in 
man's body. However, the prison officials worry that if Kosilek undergoes the  
operation, he will end up becoming the target for assault by all-male prison  
where he's serving his sentence. 
The trial that begin on Tuesday is expected to last as long as two weeks. 

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