Will Manning be allowed to be a woman at Leavenworth prison?


U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning departs a military court hearing on Thursday, March 15, 2012, after his defense attorney handed the judge a motion to dismiss all charges, claiming prosecutors have mishandled the case. The judge did not immediately rule on the motion and set another hearing for Friday.

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(FOX NEWS) – Bradley Manning faces a big life change and it’s not his 35 year prison sentence. The former intelligence analyst and WikiLeaker reportedly says, he now wants to live as a woman. He’s already got a name picked out, “Chelsea.” Manning’s attorney making the announcement during an appearance on the Today Show.

The court received evidence of the twenty-five year old’s struggle with gender identity during his trial. Manning will probably serve his sentence at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas. The federal prison does not offer hormone therapy or sex reassignment surgery.

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