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US Wikileaks soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning: I will live out the rest of my life as a woman

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  1. Did the judge refer as a “he” or “she”? I thin PN got this one right.

    1. no, it’s not a direct quote. It is poor editing on the part of PN.

  2. No wonder he was gay. He actually felt like a woman. Sadly, this confirms that being gay is after all a disorder. (arguably psychological and partly psychological)

    1. Sigh. People like you are very disappointing. Please for your own sake get an education.

    2. ? How on earth did you manage to draw that conclusion? Logic and reason are not strong points of yours clearly…

    3. Quite a stretch. Do your IQ actually register on the scale.
      Leave it to the religious nutters to make thing up.

    4. The only thing this confirms is that there are still foolish, uneducated people like yourself who want to diagnose people with different sexual orientations as ill and diseased. That is like saying a person has a disorder just because they have a different skin color to you! Some people are gay, some are born the wrong sex, and it has nothing to do with you just who she wants to be.

      1. Oh, never hand any thumbs down before. Interesting. Well, I apologies if I did cause any major offense, I just stated what I believe! ^_^’

    5. Pardon? BACK UNDER YOUR BRIDGE. Seriously: do you have nothing better to do???

    6. Christopher Coleman 23 Aug 2013, 5:58am

      Quite the best example of a mis-syllogism I’ve come across in a long time. It is on the same level as : an apple is a fruit; a grape is a fruit; therefore, an apple is a grape.

  3. Stephen Sottile 22 Aug 2013, 2:47pm

    He/She can be whatever He/She wants, just not on my taxpayer dime.

    1. Nuala Shields 22 Aug 2013, 3:12pm

      Chelsea Manning is a prisoner in a government facility. She is entitled to equal treatment of all medically necessary conditions. HRT and SRS/GCS are globally recognized as medically necessary treatments for trans* folks who fit the criteria, which Chelsea Manning does.

      Funding for governments is in the form of taxes and that is for all programs, not just those which an individual taxpayer favors. If that were the case, we’d see education funded well up to the graduate school level and the military would be holding bake sales.

      Chances are good that your “taxpayer dime” is long gone and was used to pay for some military largesse which no one needs or some corporate welfare to billionaires who ship your jobs to slave labor sweatshops and then don’t pay taxes.

      I for one would prefer my tax dollars go to Chelsea’s transition, over even one of my tax pennies going to corporate welfare, big oil, or drones.

      1. If they want them to make better use of their tax dollars they could start be addressing the 3billion dollars a year they send to Israel to pay for weapons and a lovely aparteid wall.

        Or they could address the taxes they spend on the military, and those horrific drones….

        I’d rather my tax money be spent on transgender re-assignment than a freakin’ child killin’ drone !

    2. Christopher Coleman 23 Aug 2013, 5:54am

      Unfortunately, out taxes are spent as the government chooses. They even use it to make enemies in our name.

  4. Maybe now Pink News will STOP referring to her as a gay man. Thank God.

    1. nixiotemba 22 Aug 2013, 5:27pm

      about time indeed

    2. theotherhalf 22 Aug 2013, 9:21pm

      after how long…

      1. Pink News has been misgendering her years.

    3. Alice formally known as Alicia 23 Aug 2013, 6:59am

      So Private Manning is no longer a gay man but a ‘straight woman’? See what the T does to the L&G! Like males in dresses turning up at women’s bars with full kit calling themselves ‘lesbians’? You can change your pronouns but you can’t change your chromosomes. Basic biology and basic homophobia!

      1. You think you’re being cute, but you’re only advertising how ignorant you are.

  5. Joan Ferguson 22 Aug 2013, 10:49pm

    It is a traitorous freak, and will perish in prison.

    1. American’s have been brainwashed into blind obedience and nieve nationalism. You’ve been told that whistle blowers who expose corruption everywhere are great great great except the GOVERNMENT in which they become traitors because they “help terrorists”

      Let me make something very clear to you: terrorists do not need help. These guys know how to hack; any information they want they can get, they do not need the help of whistle blowers to access sensetive information. If they want it, they can get it.

      They use the terrorism act and slap terrorism charges on people who make them look bad because they “leak sensetive information” that “might help terrorists” – it’s so transparent!! Wake up! She’s a hero.

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