Ophelia De’lonta

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Ophelia De’Lonta

Parole granted for Va. transgender inmate seeking sex-change surgery

Thursday, January 16, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. -- A Virginia prison inmate who has asked a federal judge to force the state to pay for a sex-change operation has been granted parole, the chairman of the Virginia Parole Board said Thursday. [ Read more → ]
Ophelia De’Lonta

Judge grants transgender inmate’s request for sex change surgery evaluation

Saturday, August 31, 2013
ROANOKE, Va. — A transgender Virginia prison inmate will soon be evaluated by a gender specialist as part of her lifelong quest for sex-change surgery. [ Read more → ]
Ophelia De’lonta

Appeals court rules state of Virginia violated transgender inmate’s rights

Monday, January 28, 2013
RICHMOND, Va. -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Monday ruled in favor of a transgender inmate, saying the state of Virginia violated her constitutional rights by not evaluating her for gender reassignment surgery. [ Read more → ]
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