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Chelsea Manning Is Now on Twitter

Here’s an interesting one for your #FollowFriday. Convicted Wikileaks leaker Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, is now on Twitter. She first tweeted around noon on Friday, and has since published a handful of tweets. According to Manning, she plans to tweet on a regular basis – daily if possible. “Tweeting from prison reqs a lot of effort and …

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Chelsea Manning Can No Longer Be Referred To With Male Pronouns, Says Court Order

Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, has won the right to “she” and “her”. In a court order issued on Wednesday, it was made adamantly clear that henceforth, Chelsea Manning must be referred to in female or gender-neutral terms. The court order stated, “All future formal papers filed before this court and all future orders and decisions issued by …

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Chelsea Manning Must Be Referred to As ‘She’ by U.S. Military, Court Rules

Chelsea Manning, a former U.S. Marine soldier undergoing gender reassignment from male to female, must be referred to as “she” or the gender-neutral Private First Class Manning, according to a new court order. Chelsea Manning, who changed her masculine name from Bradley to Chelses in 2014, is currently serving a 35-year sentence in a Kansas prison for releasing classified documents …

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Chelsea Manning: Struggling to Learn to Call People What They Want to Be Called

Chelsea Manning, the Wikileaks superstar we used to know as Bradley Manning, will now be referred to as “she” or a gender-neutral pronoun in all future court proceedings. Josh Wolford reported earlier today on the court ruling that means that the U.S. military must stop referring to Manning as “he” or male. “This is an important victory for Chelsea, who …

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Chelsea Manning Wins Fight to Be Called “She”

In a legal fight overs pronouns, chalk one up for gender rights. Chelsea Manning, the Wikileaks leaker formerly known as Bradley Manning, will now be referred to as “she” or a gender-neutral pronoun in all future court proceedings. “This is an important victory for Chelsea, who has been mistreated by the government for years,” said Manning’s attorney Nancy Hollander in …

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Chelsea Manning Will Receive Hormone Therapy Following Suit

Chelsea Manning, the Wikileaks leaker formerly known as Bradley Manning, is finally getting the hormone treatments she’s been demanding for months. In September of last year Manning sued the US Department of Defense, claiming she had been “denied access to medically necessary treatment” in connection with a gender disorder. “She brings this action to compel defendants to treat her serious …

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Chelsea Manning to Write Columns for The Guardian

Chelsea Manning, the Wikileaks leaker formerly known as Bradley Manning who was recently sentenced to 35 years in prison, has joined The Guardian US as a contributor. The Guardian US’ editor-in-chief says that Manning will write on “war, gender, and freedom of information”. According to Politico, Manning will not be compensated. Delighted to announce: Chelsea Manning joins @GuardianUS as a …

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Chelsea Manning Sues US Gov’t Over Stalled Gender Treatments

Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, has reportedly filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Defense. In it, the Wikileaks leaker claims that she has been “denied access to medically necessary treatment” in connection with a gender disorder. “She brings this action to compel defendants [Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and the federal government] to treat her serious medical …

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Chelsea Manning to Begin Gender Treatments

Chelsea Elizabeth Manning, born Bradley Edward Manning, the United States Army soldier convicted last July of violations of the Espionage Act and other offenses, is set to start a basic treatment for her gender identity condition. Manning was sentenced to 35 years imprisonment after being found guilty of 17 espionage-related charges, and is eligible for parole after eight years served. …

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Chelsea Manning: Pentagon Considering Transfer To Civilian Prison For Gender Treatment

Pentagon is weighing the option to transfer Chelsea Manning to a civilian prison in order for her to get treatment for gender disorder. Manning, born Bradley Edward Manning, is a soldier who was convicted of violating the Espionage Act. Manning, who was an intelligence analyst for an army unit in Iraq, leaked classified information to WikiLeaks in 2010. She was …

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Chelsea Manning Looks To Transfer To Civilian Prison For Hormone Therapy

Chelsea Manning, formerly Bradley Manning, is serving a 35 year prison sentence at a military detention center for leaking classified military documents to Wikileaks. Shortly after she was sentenced, Chelsea revealed that she was transgender and would like everybody to address her by her new chosen name. She also requested that she receive hormone therapy while in prison – a …

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Chelsea Manning: Lawyer To Appeal 35 Year Sentence

Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, was sentenced in August to 35 years in prison for releasing 700,000 classified government documents to WikiLeaks in 2010. Now Manning’s lawyer plans to appeal the 35-year prison sentence. Albuquerque, New Mexico attorney Nancy Hollander and her law partner Vincent Ward were recently retained by Manning to represent her in the next phase …

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