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Chelsea Manning

The latest coverage on 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.

The transgender former military analyst sentenced to 35 years for sharing secret files with Wikileaks wants her sentence reduced to ten years. 

May 20 2016 8:26 AM

In her first op-ed for The Advocate, the imprisoned leaker of military secrets explains why the queer community must oppose the government's demand for a backdoor into a terrorist's Apple iPhone.

February 22 2016 6:31 AM

A new podcast allows the imprisoned leaker of secrets to share her story for the first time. 

February 05 2016 3:54 PM

From inside a men's military prison, the transgender former intelligence officer shared her thoughts about turning another year older with The Advocate. 

December 17 2015 5:57 PM

In blogs, tweets, and handwritten letters from prison, the former Army intelligence specialist is still trying to change the world.

December 03 2015 10:50 AM

The Department of Justice argued that letting the transgender prisoner grow her hair more than two inches 'would pose a significant security risk.' Seriously?

November 13 2015 6:12 PM

In the first of a series of Web posts from military prison, Manning (shown at the beginning of her transition) discusses an experience that pushed her into despair.

October 07 2015 8:32 PM