Penn to Pay for Student Sex Changes

Amy Gutmann approves a new health policy. Plus: Michael Meehan and Gary Barbera have troubles, good news about Center City real estate, and more of what Philly is talking about this morning

Penn’s Health Plan Will Pay for Student Sex Change Surgery. President Amy Gutmann approved the policy; transgender coverage starts this fall. [Inquirer]

Meanwhile, Penn Medical School Named Number Two in the Country. They leap past Johns Hopkins in U.S. News’s annual survey. []

Should GOP Boss Michael Meehan Be Disbarred? So asks journalist Chris Freind in light of alleged voter fraud within the Philly Republican Party. [FreindlyFire]

Center City Real Estate Prices Rebounding? So says the Center City District in its annual report; we’ve outperformed every major city except Dallas. [Business Journal]

Not So Fast, Joe Sestak. After yesterday’s shocker that showed a near dead heat, another new poll has him trailing Specter by 14 points. [PoliticsPA]

Gary Barbera Charged with Tax Fraud. A potentially dishonest car dealer? The Scoop is shocked. Shocked! [6abc]

No DeNiro Until May. He won’t be here shooting Dark Fields til then. You got a problem with that? [PhillyGossip]