Pfc. Bradley Manning

Manning Reassures Twitter Followers About Account: 'It's Really Me'

Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning has posted a handwritten letter on her new Twitter feed explaining how her tweets are communicated from military prison in a move designed to quash a welter of internet conspiracy theories claiming the feed is a fraud. The U.S. soldier is serving 35 years in military prison for leaking state secrets to WikiLeaks. As the Guardian... more

Manning Joins Twitter, Has More Than 1K Followers Before Posting

Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning, the U.S. soldier serving 35 years in military prison for leaking state secrets to WikiLeaks, has joined the social media site Twitter.  The Army private has secured the handle @xychelsea and will begin posting tweets from noon ET on Friday. Given the conditions of her custody -- which do not extend to internet access -- she wil... more

Court Bans Military From Referring to Manning as 'He'

Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning , the U.S. Army soldier serving 35 years in prison for leaking a huge stash of state secrets, has won a small but significant victory in her bid to transition to living as a woman.  Manning challenged the military's ongoing refusal to refer to her as a woman, and won. A court order from the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals in... more

Military Approves Hormone Treatment for Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning

WASHINGTON -- Defense Department officials said Thursday that hormone treatment for gender reassignment has been approved for Chelsea Manning, the former intelligence analyst convicted of espionage for sending classified documents to the WikiLeaks website. The officials said the hormone therapy was approved Feb. 5 by Col. Erica Nelson, commanda... more

Chelsea Manning Sues Defense Department for Gender Treatment

Chelsea Manning

Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning asked a federal court Tuesday to order the Defense Department to provide hormone therapy and other treatment for her gender identity condition while she serves her 35-year sentence in military confinement. A spokeswoman at the Pentagon, Army Lt. Col. Alayne Conway, said she could not comment on... more

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