Attorneys confirm Chelsea Manning attempted suicide

Jul 12, 2016

Attorneys confirm Chelsea Manning attempted suicide

Attorneys for the soldier imprisoned in Kansas for sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks said Monday her hospitalization last week was due to an attempted suicide. Chelsea Manning’s attorneys, in an email to media outlets, did not disclose details about the attempt ...

Pentagon lifts ban on transgender service members

Jul 1, 2016

Pentagon lifts ban on transgender service members

Transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, the Pentagon announced Thursday, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces. Saying it’s the right thing to do, Defense Secretary Ash Carter laid out a yearlong implementation ...

Big Apple wages transgender-friendly bathroom campaign

Jun 7, 2016

Big Apple wages transgender-friendly bathroom campaign

New York kicked off a campaign Monday to promote transgender people’s rights to use bathrooms that match their gender identity, a heated topic in the United States. The campaign follows Mayor Bill de Blasio’s executive order in March mandating city facilities allow people to ...