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Manning to Begin Gender Treatment

Friday Jul 18, 2014
Natl. security leaker Chelsea Manning will not be transferred from a military prison to a civilian facility where she could get better treatment for her gender-identity condition. The military will instead begin the initial treatment for her.

Pentagon OKs Manning Transfer for Gender Treatment

By Pauline Jelenik and Lolita Baldor | Wednesday May 14, 2014
In an unprecedented move, the Pentagon is trying to transfer convicted national security leaker Pvt. Chelsea Manning to a civilian prison so she can get treatment for her gender disorder, defense officials said.

Lawyer: Manning Wants Treatment at Military Facility

By Pauline Jelenik and Lolita C. Baldor | Wednesday May 14, 2014
A lawyer for convicted government secrets leaker Chelsea Manning says the Army private wants to get treatment for her gender disorder at the Fort Leavenworth military prison, not at a civilian federal lockup.

Soldier Convicted in WikiLeaks Case Gets New Name

By John Milburn | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
A Kansas judge granted a request Wednesday to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

Pvt. Manning Seeks Formal Name Change to Chelsea

By David Dishneau | Thursday Mar 20, 2014
The Army private who was tried and convicted as Bradley Edward Manning for leaking U.S. secrets to WikiLeaks is petitioning a Kansas court for a name change, to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

Manning Lawyer Speaks in Oakland

By Davi-Elijah Manning | Friday Dec 13, 2013
As Chelsea Manning remains confined in the United States Disciplinary Barracks at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas, her attorney, David Coombs, addressed a packed house at Oakland’s Humanist Hall this week.

Manning Says Gender ID Dispute Could Go to Court

By David Dishneau | Thursday Oct 31, 2013
Imprisoned documents leaker Chelsea Manning says she’ll go to court, if necessary, to get treatment for gender identity disorder, also called gender dysphoria.

Lawyer to AP: Pvt. Manning Willing to Pay for Hormone Treatments If She Can Get Them in Prison

Tuesday Aug 27, 2013
Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, previously known as Bradley Manning, wants estrogen treatments to promote breast development and other female characteristics, which she’d be willing to pay for, while she’s incarcerated at Fort Leavenworth.

LGBT Groups & Others React to Manning’s Announcement

By Jason St. Amand | Sunday Aug 25, 2013
LGBT groups laud Bradley Manning for announcing he wants to live the rest of his life as a woman and be known as Chelsea Manning.

Manning’s Gender Transition Sets Up Legal Showdown

By David Dishneau | Friday Aug 23, 2013
Bradley Manning is the first transgender military inmate to ask for hormone treatments, a request that could lead to a legal showdown over how - and if - the soldier convicted in the WikiLeaks case will be allowed to live as a female behind bars.