Statement for Public Release Chelsea E. Manning 89289 1300 North Warehouse Road Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 66027-2304 2014.08.22 Subject: My Treatment Request–One Year Later This time last year, I publicly asked that I be provided with a treatment plan, to bring…
Chelsea Manning’s Fight For Medical Treatment
A year after declaring on The Today Show that she was a woman and wanted to begin treatment for her gender dysphoria “as soon as possible”, Chelsea is still waiting for adequate medical care. Over the course of the last year, the military has ignored multiple pleas by Chelsea regarding her medical care. The military has even ignored its own mental health experts who have confirmed the gender dysphoria diagnosis and recommended immediate medical treatment.
Chelsea Manning says she is being denied gender-reassignment treatment
“Unfortunately, despite silence, and then lip-service, the military has not yet provided me with any such treatment,” Manning wrote in a statement sent to NBC from Fort Leavenworth prison in Kansas. “However, prisons – and especially military prisons – reinforce and impose strong gender norms – making gender the most fundamental aspect of institutional life.”
FREE CHELSEA MANNING NOW Today marks the day Chelsea Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison, because she followed her conscience. Heute jährt sich der Tag an dem Chelsea Manning zu 35 Jahren Haft verurteilt wurde, weil sie ihrem Gewissen gefolgt ist. “To me,…
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