Julian Assange has been criticised online after repeatedly misgendering trans whistleblower Chelsea Manning.

Speaking from the Ecuadorian embassy Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange spoke to a gathered crowd and press after Sweden dropped its rape investigation into him. Speaking of the US whistleblower Mr Assange did manage to use the correct name of Chelsea but misgendered her twice during the segment, he said,

Chelsea Manning was released from prison yesterday and is already celebrating her freedom, with pizza and Champagne.