The Army says it won't provide hormone therapy. But courts have required other prisons to provide such treatment.
Manning's 35-year sentence is the longest ever to be imposed on a media leaker.
This will be the first time a judge has ruled on the Espionage Act since Obama began his aggressive pursuit of leakers.
The same personality traits that make people good with computers also make them more likely to defy authority figures and social conventions.
Daniel Ellsberg risked life in prison to release a classified indictment of the Vietnam War. He says Bradley Manning has followed in his footsteps.