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.
Dept. of Defense: Chelsea Manning May Begin Transition in Prison
July 18 2014 2:01 PM ET

Chelsea Manning Gets Good News From Military

Parker Marie Molloy

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
May 27 2014 3:46 PM ET

Duke Press Debuts New Academic Journal for Trans Studies

Mitch Kellaway

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 10:42 AM ET May 14 2014 2:15 PM ET

Manning's Attorney Accuses Pentagon of 'Strategic Leak'

Parker Marie Molloy

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'
April 24 2014 2:57 PM ET

Fox News Calls Chelsea Manning a 'Gender-Bender'

Parker Marie Molloy

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
April 23 2014 5:48 PM ET

Chelsea Manning Announces Legal Name Change

Parker Marie Molloy

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
April 13 2014 12:15 PM ET

San Francisco Pride Apologizes, Honors Chelsea Manning

Lucas Grindley

Other grand marshals include Ross Mathews and Janet Mock.

Chelsea Manning Seeks Legal Name Change
March 20 2014 11:39 AM ET

Chelsea Manning Seeks Legal Name Change

Parker Marie Molloy

After coming out as transgender last August, the WikiLeaks source is seeking to make her name change official.

What the Media Learned from Chelsea Manning
November 04 2013 4:04 AM ET

What the Media Learned from Chelsea Manning

Christopher Carbone

The whistleblower’s coming out as transgender meant a steep learning curve for some journalists, and was anti-trans fodder for others.

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.

Peace Prize Winner Chelsea Manning Doesn't Consider Herself a Pacifist
October 10 2013 7:52 PM ET

Peace Prize Winner Chelsea Manning Doesn't Consider Herself a Pacifist

Sunnivie Brydum

Meanwhile, Fox News continues to refer to Chelsea as a man, using her given name, despite her August announcement that she's a transgender woman.

Op-ed: What Is Fox News's Problem With Chelsea Manning?
September 04 2013 11:30 AM ET

Op-ed: What Is Fox News's Problem With Chelsea Manning?

Michelle Garcia

Why does Fox News have such a problem with Private Manning's identity?

AP and NYT Will Refer to Manning as Chelsea
August 27 2013 5:17 PM ET

AP and NYT Will Refer to Manning as 'Chelsea'

Jase Peeples

Both The New York Times and the Associated Press have announced, beginning today, they will correctly refer to Manning by her female gender and requested name.

CNN Commentator: Chelsea Manning Will Get 'Good Practice' Being Female in Prison
August 27 2013 4:04 PM ET

CNN Commentator: Chelsea Manning Will Get 'Good Practice' Being Female in Prison

Jase Peeples

Commenters cracked jokes and made misogynistic comments about Chelsea Manning during a recent edition of CNN Newsroom.

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