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Manning Sues Defense Dept. for Gender Treatment

NATIONAL | By David Dishneau | Sep 24
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

Attorney: Manning Not Receiving Hormone Therapy

NATIONAL | By Margaret Stafford | Aug 13
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 American Civil Liberties Union and Manning's attorney said Tuesday.

Manning to Begin Gender Treatment

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.

Lawyer: Manning Wants Treatment at Military Facility

NATIONAL | By Pauline Jelenik and Lolita C. Baldor | May 14
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.

Pentagon OKs Manning Transfer for Gender Treatment

NATIONAL | By Pauline Jelenik and Lolita Baldor | May 14
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.

Soldier Convicted in WikiLeaks Case Gets New Name

NATIONAL | By John Milburn | Apr 23
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

NATIONAL | By David Dishneau | Mar 20
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 Says Gender ID Dispute Could Go to Court

NATIONAL | By David Dishneau | Oct 31
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

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

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 25
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.

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