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.
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.

Chelsea Manning Announces Legal Name Change in Optimistic Letter

Chelsea Manning Announces Legal Name Change

The WikiLeaks source announced today that she is now legally recognized as 'Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.' Manning also provided an update on her current state of affairs, including whether or not she will receive health care.

San Francisco Pride Apologizes, Honors Chelsea Manning

San Francisco Pride Apologizes, Honors Chelsea Manning

Other grand marshals include Ross Mathews and Janet Mock.

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