here. It asks, among other things, that the court
(a) Declare that Defendants’ actions denying Plaintiff necessary medical treatment for gender dysphoria violate the Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution;
(b) Enter an injunction directing Defendants and their agents to provide Plaintiff with clinically appropriate treatment under the Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender-Nonconforming People developed by the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, including, but not limited to, (1) providing hormone therapy for Plaintiff’s gender dysphoria; (2) permitting Plaintiff to express her female gender by following female grooming standards, including dress and hair length; and (3) providing Plaintiff with treatment by a clinician who is qualified to treat gender dysphoria.Pvt. Manning is represented by a team of American Civil Liberties Union lawyers headed by Arthur B. Spitzer, long-time Legal Director of the ACLU's National Capital Area affiliate, and by David E. Coombs, who was civilian defense counsel in the court-martial.
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