The charges and verdict against her, as well as the U.S. Army’s policy denying transgender-related healthcare to inmates, are not a justification for misgendering, or resorting to stereotypes about transgender women.GLAAD • In a press release discussing how media outlets should best handle reporting on Chelsea Manning. (In case you haven’t been watching, they’ve struggled.) It’s not the only group offering assistance and insight on this issue: Read more here.
He betrayed the United States. For that betrayal he deserves to spend the majority of his remaining life in prison.Captain Joe Morrow • During his closing statements, on behalf of the prosecution in the trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning, which also included a call for the presiding judge Colonel Denise Lind to send Manning to jail for at least 60 years. Col. Lind has already ruled out the possibility of any sentence longer than 90 years, despite the fact that the accumulated charges against Pfc. Manning technically qualify him for up to 136 years behind bars, but has given no other indicator of what to expect from the sentence when it arrivess either this week or next. source