Is Manning Entitled To Gender Change?

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August 23, 2013 AT 11:41 AM
As Bradley Manning thinks about his 35-year prison sentence, he likely may be contemplating the availability of treatment for his gender identity disorder while in federal custody. Prisoners with GID are hardly a new phenomenon. Many prisoners before Manning have legally sought the right to become the gender they believe they should be through various means. The question with prisoners becomes whether the state must provide the desired hormones or sex-reassignment surgery.