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On Wikipedia and Breanna Manning

Another blog post about trans issues, bear with me. :)

One thing that really annoys me about Wikipedia is that it’s really pro­gres­sive about LGBT issues (thanks to the very well-organised LGBT WikiPro­ject), except where it really mat­ters. And where it really mat­ters is in the case of Bre­anna Man­ning, although you prob­a­bly know her bet­ter as “Bradley”. Yes, I’m talk­ing about the Wik­ileaks whistle­blower. Her gen­der incon­gru­ence has been known to her coun­sel­lor and CO for at least two years, and con­firmed by her defence lawyers six months ago, so why do Wikipedia still refer to her as a man? » Read more..

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