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Bradley Manning Begins Gender-Disorientation 'Treatment'

Jul. 18, 2014

According to The New York Post: “The Bureau of Prisons has rejected the Army’s request to accept the transfer of national security leaker Pvt. [Bradley] Manning from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to a civilian facility where [he] could get better treatment for [his] gender-identity condition. The military will instead begin the initial treatment for [him]. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has approved the Army’s recommendation to keep Manning in military custody and start a rudimentary level of gender treatment, a defense official said Thursday. The initial gender treatments could include allowing Manning to wear some female undergarments and also possibly provide some hormone treatments.” Or, as National Review’s Greg Pollowitz puts it, “Dear Veterans Waiting For Care: Chelsea Manning To Start Gender Treatment.” More…

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