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The latest news about WikiLeaks, a nonprofit organization founded by Julian Assange that has published leaked classified information from international whistleblowers, including Chelsea Manning. WikiLeaks generated a storm of controversy after Manning, a member of the U.S. military, leaked the largest number of classified documents in history. The organization worked with the British publication The Guardian to publish a redacted version of these documents, communications of the U.S. State Department, the events of which were captured in the feature-length film The Fifth Estate, directed by gay filmmaker Bill Condon and starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange.

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

August 18 2015 7:59 PM

'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.

September 24 2014 4:52 PM

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.

August 23 2014 1:33 AM

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.

July 18 2014 2:01 PM

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

May 14 2014 10:42 AM Updated

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.

April 24 2014 2:57 PM

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.

April 23 2014 5:48 PM