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Pentagon approves moving Manning to civilian prison to obtain gender treatment

| Wednesday, May 14, 2014
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WASHINGTON -- 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.

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Same-sex couple’s wedding ceremony a first at Fort Bragg’s chapel

| Sunday, December 22, 2013
Fayetteville Observer (YouTube)Maj. Daniel Toven and Johnathan Taylor kiss outside a Fort Bragg chapel.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. — The North Carolina home of the Army's 82nd Airborne Division and the Green Berets is opening the base chapel to same-sex ceremonies.

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Manning says gender identity dispute could go to court

| Thursday, October 31, 2013
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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.

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‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ activist dies in traffic accident in N.Y.

| Friday, August 30, 2013
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PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Darren Manzella, a gay combat medic discharged from the U.S. Army after criticizing the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy in a 2007 television interview, has died in a traffic accident in western New York. He was 36.

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Bradley Manning’s maximum possible sentence cut to 90 years

| Tuesday, August 6, 2013
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FORT MEADE, Md. — Army Pfc. Bradley Manning's possible sentence for disclosing classified information through WikiLeaks was trimmed from 136 years to 90 years Tuesday by a military judge who said some of his offenses were closely related.

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Mainstream LGBT rights groups have abandoned Bradley Manning

| Sunday, August 4, 2013
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One of the interesting factors is that two of the largest and most well funded LGBT rights groups in the U.S. have stayed quiet about Bradley Manning, his reprehensible treatment in custody and his trial. Why has Manning, whose revelations about the U.S. Army's actions epitomize social justice in action, gotten the cold shoulder from the Human Rights Campaign and GLAAD? The silence of these groups has been deafening.

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Wife of female U.S. Army officer can join military spouses club

| Saturday, January 26, 2013
Ashley Broadway (left) with her wife, Lt. Col. Heather Mack, and their 2-year-old son.Family photo.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- A woman who is married to a female Army officer at Fort Bragg and who was recently denied membership in its officers' spouses club said late Friday that she has been invited to become a full member.

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Fort Bragg officers’ spouses club offers lesbian spouse ‘guest membership’

| Friday, January 18, 2013
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FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- An Army officers' spouses club at Fort Bragg, N.C., under fire for denying membership to the lesbian wife of an Army officer, has offered the spouse a "guest membership" in the group while it reviews its bylaws. The Association of Bragg...

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Marines: Spouses clubs must admit same-sex spouses to remain on bases

| Wednesday, January 9, 2013
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The U.S. Marine Corps said it has advised its legal staff that spouses clubs operating on its installations must admit same-sex spouses if they wish to remain on Marine bases. The announcement comes in response to a an ongoing controversy at the U.S. Army's Fort...

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Lesbian wife of Army officer denied membership in Ft. Bragg spouses’ club

| Saturday, December 15, 2012
Ashley Broadway (left) and her spouse, Lt. Col. Heather Mack.Family photo
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- The same-sex spouse of a U.S. Army lieutenant colonel stationed at Fort Bragg has been denied membership in a base club for officers’ spouses, sparking protests and accusations from a national military spouses organization that the woman was prevented from joining only because she is a lesbian.

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