News Organizations work out how best to refer to Transgender People

The story in the news today that Corporal Bradley Manning announced, through his lawyer, he identifies as a woman and wants to begin hormone therapy, challenges news organizations to use the correct pronouns when referring to transgender people. Manning was just sentenced to 35 years in prison for his conviction on multiple charges for leaking documents to Wikileaks. Here’s a piece from the Poynter Institute that surveys how various news organizations refer to transgender people. You can read it here.