Pentagon said poised to lift military's transgender ban

/ Jul 14, 2015

Pentagon said poised to lift military's transgender ban

Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the U.S. military, with the goal of formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, senior U.S. officials told The Associated Press. An announcement is expected ...

/ Aug 23, 2013

Hormone therapy adjusts body's balance over years

The hormone replacement therapy that U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has requested alters the body's balance of sex hormones: estrogen for male-to-female and testosterone for female-to-male transitions. Sometimes, male-to-female patients will also be given progesterone, another steroid typically produced by the ovaries, as well ...

WikiLeaks' founder may be next target

/ | Jul 31, 2013

WikiLeaks' founder may be next target

The conviction of U.S. Army Pvt. Bradley Manning on espionage charges Tuesday makes it increasingly likely that the United States will prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as a co-conspirator, according to his attorney and other civil liberties groups. Judge Denise Lind, an army colonel, found ...

Manning cleared of aiding enemy charge

/ Jul 31, 2013

Manning cleared of aiding enemy charge

A military judge acquits Bradley Manning of aiding the enemy by disclosing a trove of secret U.S. government documents but finds him guilty of espionage, a mixed verdict that dealt a rebuke to military prosecutors who sought to prove that the largest leak in ...