'I am Chelsea Manning. I am female'
on 22/08/2013 13:18:02
American media is reporting that the army private issued a statement saying 'I am Chelsea Manning. I am female. Given the way that I feel, and have felt since childhood, I want to begin hormone therapy as soon as possible.'
The news was reported by NBC's Today show,
The 25 year old was sentenced to 35 years in prison having been found guilty of 20 charges including espionage.
More to follow.