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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

Attorney: Manning Not Receiving Hormone Therapy

Chelsea Manning

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The American Civil Liberties Union and an attorney say convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning isn't receiving medical treatment for her gender identity condition as previously approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. The ACLU and Manning's civilian attorney sent a letter Tuesday to the U.S. Department of Defens... more

Secrets Leaker Manning to Begin Gender Treatment

Chelsea Manning

WASHINGTON -- National security leaker Chelsea Manning can get initial treatment for a gender-identity condition from the military after the Bureau of Prisons rejected the Army's request to accept her transfer from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to a civilian facility. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has approved the Army's recommendation to keep the... more

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