WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier who served seven years in military prison for leaking classified data, is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for the U.S. Senate seat from Maryland, according to Federal election filings seen on Saturday.
Foreign Policy placed Chelsea Manning on the publication’s list of 2017’s top “Global reThinkers,” declaring her a “living symbol” for whistleblower protection and transgender rights.
Former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning complained on Twitter Monday that she had been banned from entering Canada as a result of her conviction of espionage.
Former acting CIA Director Michael Morell resigned his non-resident Senior Fellow position at Harvard on Thursday in protest of convicted military leaker Chelsea Manning joining the Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics.
The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University has named convicted felon and transgender activist Chelsea Manning as a visiting fellow at its Institute of Politics for the 2017-18 academic year.
Chelsea Manning went after MSNBC host Joy Reid on Tuesday for defending Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.) on Twitter.
A featured moment on Twitter’s “Moments” section described convicted military leaker Chelsea Manning as a “U.S. Army whistleblower” on Thursday.
Chelsea Manning, a transgender activist and former Army intelligence analyst who was imprisoned for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified U.S. documents, showed up to the White House on Thursday morning to protest President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender people from serving in the military.