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Transgender soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case granted name change

| Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Chelsea Manning
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- 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.

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Manning regains honor as grand marshal in San Francisco Pride parade

| Saturday, April 12, 2014
Chelsea Manning
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.

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Pvt. Manning seeks formal name change to Chelsea

| Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Chelsea Manning
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...

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Manning says gender identity dispute could go to court

| Thursday, October 31, 2013
Chelsea Manning
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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Chelsea Manning seeks presidential pardon for leaking classified documents

| Thursday, September 5, 2013
Chelsea Manning
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...

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Manning’s gender transition sets up legal showdown for life behind bars

| Sunday, August 25, 2013
Chelsea Manning
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.

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Manning plans to live as a woman, wants to begin hormone therapy

| Thursday, August 22, 2013
In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Bradley Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick.
FORT MEADE, Md. -- Bradley Manning plans to live as a woman named Chelsea and wants to begin hormone therapy as soon as possible, the U.S. soldier said Thursday, a day after being sentenced to 35 years in prison for the biggest leak of classified material in U.S. history.

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Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

| Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Patrick Semansky, APArmy Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted into a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, before the sentencing hearing in his court martial.
FORT MEADE, Md. -- Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks in one of the nation's biggest leak cases since the Pentagon Papers more than a generation ago.

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Prosecutors ask judge to sentence Manning to 60 years

| Monday, August 19, 2013
Bradley Manning
FORT MEADE, Md. -- Army Pfc. Bradley Manning should spend the majority of his life in prison because he betrayed the U.S. by giving classified material to WikiLeaks, a prosecutor said Monday.

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Manning takes the stand at sentencing hearing, apologizes for hurting U.S.

| Wednesday, August 14, 2013
APBradley Manning
FORT MEADE, Md. -- U.S. soldier Bradley Manning took the stand Wednesday at his sentencing hearing in the WikiLeaks case and apologized for hurting his country, pleading with a military judge for a chance to go to college and become a productive citizen.

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