BY Melanie Mignucci
on Aug 22, 2013
Three cheers for freedom! Bradley Manning, the Army private who leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the organization Wikileaks, announced yesterday to Today.com that he no longer wants to be referred to as “Bradley,” and instead will live out the rest of his life as a woman named Chelsea.
Manning was recently sentenced to 35 years in military prison for leaking nearly a million documents, including material related to the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars and Guantanamo Bay. Read More
BY Intern Lilly
on Aug 23, 2012
Women Against Rape, an organization founded in 1976 to provide legal and emotional support to victims of sexual assault, spoke out against the extradition of Julian Assange in The Guardian.
“Whether or not Assange is guilty of sexual violence, we do not believe that is why he is being pursued,” they write. “Once again women's fury and frustration at the prevalence of rape and other violence, is being used by politicians to advance their own purposes. Read More