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A disturbing crime, a desperate act, and how one case could change the way prisons treat some transgender inmates. This podcast follows the case of Adree Edmo, a transgender inmate in Idaho who sued the state for gender confirmation surgery. The state appealed, and now the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals must rule.

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