'Here I am': Chelsea Manning shares her new look after prison release
Chelsea Manning has revealed her new look as a woman, after being freed from a US military prison and a 35-year sentence for leaking classified materials.
The transgender soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning took to Twitter and Instagram on Thursday, posting a portrait photograph of her with short-cropped hair, bright red lipstick and a dark outfit with a plunging neckline.
The 29-year-old Oklahoma native and US Army Private included the caption, "Okay, so here I am everyone!!"
Manning was released on Wednesday from confinement at Kansas' Fort Leavenworth, after having served seven years behind bars for giving classified materials to anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks.
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Manning and her lawyers have refused to divulge her post-prison whereabouts or immediate plans.