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This Year, More Trans People Are Running for US Office Than Ever Before

Chelsea Manning is among an estimated 40 transgender Americans looking to shake up politics in 2018.
Linda Yang
2.8.18
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trans

Chelsea Manning Is Finally Free: 'I Am Looking Forward to So Much'

The military whistleblower was sentenced to 35 years in prison, where she was subjected to treatment deemed "cruel and inhuman." In one of his final acts as President, Barack Obama reduced Manning's sentence to time served.
Diana Tourjée
5.17.17
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politics

Chelsea Manning Is Exactly the Kind of Advocate We Need in 2017

As someone who risked her life and freedom to inform and empower the public, Manning's advocacy for transparency is a counter to the opaque practices of President Donald Trump.
Diana Tourjée
2.1.17
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Obama

Chelsea Manning to Be Freed From Prison in Five Months

Chelsea Manning's 35-year sentence will be commuted to time served on May 17, 2017, according to a statement from the White House.
Diana Tourjée
1.17.17
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politics

White House Sends 'Strongest Signal Yet' That Chelsea Manning Will Be Freed

In a press conference on Friday, White House press secretary addressed Chelsea Manning's plea for clemency at length—a development many of her supporters see as extremely heartening, and a possible indication that the president will commute her...
Diana Tourjée
1.14.17
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politics

Obama Has Reportedly Put Chelsea Manning on Short List to Be Set Free

"Chelsea deserves a chance to be truly free to live her life. Her chance is now, and Obama is her only hope."
Diana Tourjée
1.11.17
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politics

'It’s Hard to Show the World I Exist': Chelsea Manning's Final Plea to Be Seen

In 2010, Chelsea Manning leaked thousands of classified documents in an attempt to shed light on the "true cost of war" in the Middle East. But while other whistleblowers continue to attract media attention and concern, Manning is locked up.
Diana Tourjée
12.29.16
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politics

Will President Obama Set Chelsea Manning Free?

Chelsea Manning, a trans woman responsible for the largest leak of classified military data in American history, has been incarcerated in a men's prison for six years. Over 100,000 people have signed a petition pleading with the White House to grant...
Diana Tourjée
12.12.16
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politics

Trans Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Speaks Out on Life in Prison

After initiating the biggest intelligence leak in US military history, Manning is now serving 35 years in prison. She spoke to Amnesty International about growing up trans, her life behind bars, and the horrors of solitary confinement.
Zing Tsjeng
2.4.16