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Manning regains honor as grand marshal in San Francisco Pride parade

Saturday, April 12, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — An imprisoned U.S. Army private charged in a massive leak of U.S. secrets to the WikiLeaks website will serve as an honorary grand marshal in this year's San Francisco Pride parade. [ Read more → ]
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Pvt. Manning seeks formal name change to Chelsea

Wednesday, March 19, 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. Leavenworth County District Court has scheduled an April 23 hearing on the request, according... [ Read more → ]
Brennan Linsley, APCoy Mathis (left), a transgender girl, plays with her sister, Auri, 2, center, at their home in Fountain, Colo. In June 2013, the Colorado Division of Civil Rights ruled that a suburban Colorado Springs school district had discriminated against Mathis, 6 , by preventing her from using the girls' restroom.

As gay rights progress, many hurdles ahead for transgender rights movement

Saturday, December 14, 2013
NEW YORK — As gays and lesbians rack up victories in their quest for marriage equality and other rights, transgender Americans are following in their path — hopefully, but less smoothly. [ Read more → ]
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Manning says gender identity dispute could go to court

Thursday, October 31, 2013
HAGERSTOWN, Md. -- Imprisoned secret documents leaker Chelsea Manning says she'll go to court, if necessary, to get treatment for gender identity disorder, also called gender dysphoria. [ Read more → ]
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Chelsea Manning seeks presidential pardon for leaking classified documents

Thursday, September 5, 2013
HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning is seeking a presidential pardon for leaking reams of classified information that her lawyer says did not merit protection. [caption id="attachment_108799" align="alignright" width="410"] Chelsea Manning[/caption] The Pvt. Manning Support Network released documents Wednesday that defense attorney David Coombs... [ Read more → ]
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CNN has no excuse for continuing to call Chelsea Manning a man

Thursday, August 29, 2013
Major news organizations have honored Chelsea Manning’s explicit request to be identified as a woman, but CNN continues to make excuses for misgendering Manning in its news coverage. CNN’s “policy” on identifying transgender people contradicts the guidelines set forth by GLAAD and the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association, which both state that transgender people should be referred to by their preferred name and gender identity, regardless of the presence of a legal name change or gender reassignment surgery... [ Read more → ]
Richard-Herman

CNN guest jokes Chelsea Manning will get ‘good practice’ being a woman in prison

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
CNN host Fredricka Whitfield continued to incorrectly refer to Chelsea Manning as a male as one of her guests suggested that providing Manning with hormone therapy while in prison would be “beyond insanity” and suggested Manning could get “good practice” presenting as a female in prison: [ Read more → ]
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Manning’s gender transition sets up legal showdown for life behind bars

Sunday, August 25, 2013
Chelsea Manning is the first transgender military inmate to ask for hormone treatments, officials say, 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. [ Read more → ]
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