Chelsea Manning

The latest news about Chelsea Manning, the transgender woman at the center of the WikiLeaks case. Born as Bradley Manning, Chelsea Manning 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 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 Found Guilty of Prison Rule Violations, Gets Restrictions
August 19 2015 1:31 AM ET

Chelsea Manning Found Guilty of Prison Violations

Manning will have 21 days of restrictions on recreation; the maximum penalty would have been indefinite solitary confinement.

Chelsea Manning Faces Punishment Over LGBT Reading Material

Chelsea Manning Faces Solitary for Expired Toothpaste

Manning could face a maximum penalty of 'indefinite solitary confinement.'

Appeals Court Orders Military to Call Chelsea Manning a Woman

Appeals Court Orders Military to Call Chelsea Manning a Woman

The government must now respect Chelsea Manning's gender identity in word — and her lawyers hope it won't be long until the military follows suit in actions by providing transition-related health care.

Army Agrees to Provide Chelsea Manning Transition-Related Care

Chelsea Manning May Finally Get Transition-Related Care

This is the second time military officials have said Manning could begin treatment deemed 'medically necessary,' and follows Manning filing a lawsuit for healthcare access.

Chelsea Manning Sues Federal Government for Hormone Therapy

Chelsea Manning Sues Federal Government for Hormone Therapy

'I do not believe I'll be able to survive another year or two ... without treatment,' says the trans military whistleblower, in the wake of the military's continued delays in providing transition-related medical care.

Chelsea Manning Isn't Getting Treatment, Despite Gov't 'Lip Service'

Chelsea Manning Isn't Getting Transition Treatment

Manning's doctors have deemed her transition-related care medically necessary, but a new statement from the Wikileaks source says Defense Department promises are just lip service.

Dept. of Defense: Chelsea Manning May Begin Transition in Prison

Chelsea Manning Gets Good News From Military

Nearly a year after her lawyer put in a request to begin hormone replacement therapy, it appears that the Department of Defense has agreed to treat Chelsea Manning.

Duke Univ. Press Debuts Academic Journal for Transgender Studies

Duke Press Debuts New Academic Journal for Trans Studies

Transgender Studies Quarterly bills itself as the first nonmedical journal focusing on contemporary issues facing the trans and gender-nonconforming communities.

Chelsea Manning's Attorney Accuses Pentagon of 'Strategic Leak'
May 14 2014 2:15 PM ET

Manning's Attorney Accuses Pentagon of 'Strategic Leak'

An Associated Press report cites anonymous Pentagon officials who claim that the WikiLeaks source has been cleared for transfer, and will receive hormone therapy.

Fox News Calls Chelsea Manning a 'Gender-Bender'

Fox News Calls Chelsea Manning a 'Gender-Bender'

Fox News uses the GLAAD-defined defamatory slur 'gender-bender' to refer to Chelsea Manning, adding to the network's long track record of deprecating trans individuals.

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