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UMMS Catholic hospital discriminated against transgender man, judge finds

The University of Maryland Medical System discriminated against a transgender man when it canceled his gender-affirming surgery at St. Joseph Medical Center because of the hospital’s adherence to Catholic health care rules, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge ...

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Lawsuit over transgender man’s surgery puts spotlight on UMMS Catholic hospital

When St. Joseph Medical Center joined the University of Maryland Medical System in 2012, the hospital underwent an unusual transformation. The longtime Catholic hospital was no longer run by a religious institution. But it remained committed to Catholic principles, including ...

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