My first reaction when I saw this on Twitter was, is this a joke? The day after being sentenced to 35 years in prison, this?
Apparently it’s serious. Manning announced on NBC via a letter that he will sue to force the Army to pay for hormone therapy, and presumably a sex change operation at some point, and to go by the name of Chelsea Manning:
“I am Chelsea Manning. I am a female.": Watch the interview with the Army private's lawyer. http://t.co/KiNexLVDeZ
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) August 22, 2013
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