Landon Wilson, the transgender former Navy cryptologist who was discharged for being trans, took his story to CBS News.
The report will air on the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley.
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.
A transgender guard at one of California's most infamous prisons shares what it was like to transition there.
The promised study of allowing transgender people to serve openly in the military seemed stalled for a while, but one gay man asked a simple question to help move things along.
Just five days after being sworn in, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter indicated that he wants everyone who is willing and able to serve to be able to do so — and the White House agrees.
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.