Cher lights up Auck­land’s Spark Arena, Septem­ber 21-22 (left).

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Trans­gen­der whis­tle blower Chelsea Man­ning leaked al­most 750,000 sen­si­tive US mil­i­tary and diplo­matic doc­u­ments to Wik­ileaks, blur­ring the lines be­tween “hero” and “traitor”. Found guilty of es­pi­onage and theft, she was sen­tenced to 35 years in prison but re­leased in 2017 af­ter the sen­tence was com­muted by then-us pres­i­dent Barack Obama. At An Evening with Chelsea Man­ning, she speaks about her time in prison, trans­gen­der is­sues, and the right to pri­vacy.

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