Chelsea (Bradley) Manning

9:14am

Tue August 27, 2013
The Two-Way

Manning Would Pay For Hormone Treatment, Lawyer Says

Originally published on Tue August 27, 2013 10:33 am

Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning on Aug. 20 (before her sentencing, demotion from private first class and announcement that she no longer wished to be known as Bradley Manning).
Mark Wilson Getty Images

Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning is willing to pay for estrogen treatments that would lead to breast development and other female characteristics, the lawyer for the former Bradley Manning tells The Associated Press.

According to the wire service:

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5:17pm

Thu August 22, 2013
The Two-Way

Chelsea Manning: Testing The Military On Transgender Issues

Originally published on Fri August 23, 2013 8:06 pm

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who now asks to be referred to as Chelsea, dressed as a woman in this 2010 photograph.
U.S. Army handout Reuters/Landov

The case of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning tested many complex questions about espionage, journalism and even treason. But there was always one thing that lingered as a subtext to the case: Manning's struggle with gender identity.

On Thursday, when Manning announced that he wants to be known as Chelsea Manning, it became clear that the subtext would become the focus and that Manning will now likely test military policy on transgender issues.

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7:03am

Thu August 22, 2013
The Two-Way

Bradley Manning: 'I Am A Female,' Call Me Chelsea

Originally published on Thu August 22, 2013 11:05 am

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who now asks to be referred to as Chelsea, dressed as a woman in this 2010 photograph.
U.S. Army handout Reuters/Landov

"I am Chelsea Manning. I am a female. Given the way that I feel, and have felt since childhood, I want to begin hormone therapy as soon as possible."

That's part of a statement from Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to NBC-TV's Today show.

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6:27am

Wed August 21, 2013
National

35-Year Sentence For Bradley Manning

Originally published on Wed August 21, 2013 12:31 pm

U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning at Fort Meade, Md., on Tuesday.
Saul Loeb AFP/Getty Images

Update at 10:18 a.m. ET. 35 Years:

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who was responsible for the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history, was sentenced by a military judge to 35 years in prison Wednesday, according to reporters covering the trial at Fort Meade, Md. He'll get about 3 1/2 years' credit for time he's already spent behind bars.

More details (added at 10:30 a.m. ET):

-- Manning is also to be dishonorably discharged.

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9:44am

Wed August 14, 2013
The Two-Way

Bradley Manning: 'I Am Sorry ... I Hurt The United States'

Originally published on Wed August 14, 2013 3:46 pm

U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning.
Alex Wong Getty Images

Update at 5:33 p.m. ET. 'I'm Sorry':

Delivering an unsworn statement before a military judge in Fort Meade, Md., Pfc. Bradley Manning apologized for perpetrating the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history.

"I'm sorry I hurt people," he said according to Reuters. "I'm sorry that I hurt the United States. I'm apologizing for the unexpected results of my actions. The last three years have been a learning experience for me."

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