Bradley Manning
Follow the Chelsea Manning section for ongoing updates in this case. Born as Bradley Manning, Chelsea came out about her trans identity after the 2013 trial surrounding her involvement with WikiLeaks, a nonprofit website founded by Julian Assange that published history's largest leak of information from the U.S. government, provided by Manning. Chelsea, formerly Bradley Manning, was convicted of violations of the Espionage Act, dishonorably discharged, and sentenced to 35 years of confinement. She remains a controversial figure, with some viewing her as a whistleblower and hero, while others perceive her act as traiterous.
Chelsea Manning Willing to Go to Court for Gender Procedures
November 01 2013 3:35 PM ET

Chelsea Manning Willing to Go to Court for Gender Procedures

Trudy Ring

In a letter published this week, she says her attorney will make a court filing if the military does not grant her requests.

Manning Asks for Presidential Pardon
September 04 2013 5:39 PM ET

Manning Asks for Presidential Pardon

Michelle Garcia

Transgender Army private Chelsea Manning asks President Barack Obama to pardoned her from a 35-year prison sentence.

WATCH: Gay U.S. Reporter Kicked Off Russian News for Pro-LGBT Outburst
August 22 2013 2:13 PM ET

WATCH: Gay U.S. Reporter Kicked Off Russian News for Pro-LGBT Outburst

Sunnivie Brydum

Award-winning journalist and former Advocate columnist Jamie Kirchick was silenced by a government-owned TV station after he criticized Russia's ban on so-called homosexual propaganda.

WATCH: WikiLeaks Source Comes Out as Transgender
August 22 2013 12:14 PM ET

WATCH: WikiLeaks Source Comes Out as Transgender

Sunnivie Brydum

The former Army private sentenced to 35 years for sharing classified government documents with the website WikiLeaks revealed today that she's transgender.

Manning Receives 35-Year Sentence for Leaking Secrets
August 21 2013 2:53 PM ET August 21 2013 9:52 PM ET

Manning Receives 35-Year Sentence for Leaking Secrets

Daniel Reynolds

A judge sentenced Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for leaking thousands of government documents to WikiLeaks.

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