Chelsea Manning Releases First Portrait of Herself on Social Media

Today, Chelsea Manning released her first full portrait image on social media. The posts on Twitter and Instagram follow her release from military prison yesterday. Chelsea’s photo can be found here On Twitter: https://twitter.com/xychelsea/status/865250670831702016 Okay, so here I am everyone!! =P https://t.co/NuyZlcWfd9#HelloWorld pic.twitter.com/gKsMFTYukO — Chelsea Manning (@xychelsea) May 18, 2017 On Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BUPbwX0htrw/ Okay, so here I am […]

Chelsea Manning, Legal Team Confirm Chelsea’s Safe Release from Military Prison

Be sure to follow Chelsea Manning via her website: luminairity.com Today, Chelsea Manning was safely released from U.S. military prison in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Said Chelsea Manning: “After another anxious four months of waiting, the day has finally arrived. I am looking forward to so much! Whatever is ahead of me, is far more important than the past. […]

Statement from Chelsea Manning and Legal Team on Her Upcoming Release from Prison

Next week, Chelsea Manning will be released from U.S. military prison after serving a seven-year sentence for disclosing classified information that raised public awareness regarding the impact of war on innocent civilians. Manning, a transgender woman, was serving an unprecedented 35-year sentence for whistleblowing and was forced to serve her sentence in an all-male prison. […]

President Obama Grants Commutation of Sentence to Chelsea Manning

WASHINGTON, DC — The Obama administration announced today the commutation of Chelsea Manning’s sentence for disclosing classified information that raised public awareness regarding the impact of war on innocent civilians. Manning will reportedly be freed in May 2017. “I’m relieved and thankful that the president is doing the right thing and commuting Chelsea Manning’s sentence,” said Chase Strangio, a staff attorney […]

Chelsea Manning Reportedly on President Obama’s ‘Short List’ for Commutation

NBC News is reporting that Chelsea Manning, who has served 7 years of a 35 year sentence, is on President Obama’s “short list” for commutation. Chelsea Manning’s attorney at the ACLU, Chase Strangio, said: “The Obama administration has done many commendable things to protect the rights of LGBTQ people, but in the case of Chelsea Manning they […]