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Manning announces she is transitioning

TweetEarly this morning, Chelsea Manning – who was recently sentenced to 35 years for leaking classified documents – announced to the world that she would be transitioning: As I transition into this next phase of my life, I want everyone to know the real me. I am Chelsea Manning. I am a female. Given the [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet More on Bradley Manning and the “transgender defense”. “The ‘Baby Veronica’ case currently before the Supreme Court is many things…What it’s not is a case that feminists have been on the right side of.” Another Onion #fail, this time with regards to statutory rape and incest. Oh, goody. The Archbishop won’t deny communion to Irish [...]
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Center for Constitutional Rights, ACLU condemn Manning’s sentence

TweetEarlier today a military judged sentenced Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison, the longest sentence for a public leak of government information in U.S. history. Manning, who provided nearly a quarter-million files to Wikileaks, will be eligible for parole in eight years. The prosecution sought a considerably longer 60-year sentence, but, according to [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetThe Californian City of Glendale dedicates an 1,100 pound metal statue memorializing “comfort women.” the Asian women and girls, mostly from Korea, China, Indonesia, who were used as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army during WWII. There is an identical statue in Seoul. Don’t worry, guys. Homosexuality is still a sin. Bradley Manning is [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh In: Nobel peace prize edition

Tweet WikiLeaks’ Australian founder Julian Assange, pictured above holding an Australian peace award he received in May of this year. The Nobel Peace Prize nominees for 2011 were recently announced, and there were a few surprises in the bunch.  241 candidates, have been nominated for this year’s award, which, in addition to Arab Spring superstars [...]
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