10 reasons why Chelsea Manning is the purest thing on Twitter
“Never give up, remember love is unconditional, and stick to values and principles.”
Ever since she was released from prison on May 17, Chelsea Manning’s Twitter feed has been a rare glimmer of sunshine in a dark and cruel world.
Manning has been navigating her new life, whether it’s by shutting down trolls or deciding what to have for dinner. Luckily, she’s sharing her journey on social media – and here’s why she’s all the inspiration you’ll need today.
1. She won’t let the haters get her down, and there are a lot of them on social media.
if they resort to name-calling 🖥️📺📲💻📻 they have already lost the argument ☺️ be true to yourself and stay classy ❤️🦋🏳️🌈 together! 👭👫👬— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) June 13, 2017
2. She gives the best Monday motivation.
make the world a better place #mondaymotivation🌏🌍🌎🌈👭😍👫👭🦋💕— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) July 10, 2017
3. She wants everyone to pull together.
all jobs are going away 📈 replaced by automation 🏭🖥️ the jobs are not coming back, we need to figure this out ! we need each other 💕🌈😍🌎🌍🌏👭👫👬— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) July 10, 2017
hugs for everyone !!! >hugs< 💕❤️💕 https://t.co/BTyr8z4PYX— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) June 20, 2017
4. Her positivity is seemingly unwavering.
we've got this 💕— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) July 8, 2017
bitterness, anger, ignorance + apathy dont get you through tough experiences, let alone a normal day 😐 love, compassion, dignity do 💖👭👫👬😎 https://t.co/b0xSECw8fx— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) June 16, 2017
we are totally consumed by dystopian thinking 🏭📹📡🔐 maybe utopian thinking is the solution 🌎🌍🌏🌈👭👫👬 lets try something different !! https://t.co/gD4ZmuVQOl— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) July 8, 2017
5. Whether it’s tweeting about politics or her daily life, her emoji game is always strong.
6. She believes in equality and love.
meh, those silly concrete walls and razorwire fences cant contain us 😊😍✊ our love transcends it all 🌈❤️ https://t.co/gBKUVhhoHf— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) July 3, 2017
7. Even the most mundane of observations are just so cute.
now faced with the ultimate dilemas: what should i have for dinner? eat in or take out? 😋— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) May 22, 2017
8. She believes in hope.
is really so daring to have hope ? 😬 we all have hope, we just have to find it within ourselves 😊💕 it makes life better for everyone 👍— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) June 18, 2017
9. Honestly, some of her tweets seem like they’re straight out of a Disney movie.
how we look is not relevant to who we are 💕 we define ourselves on our own terms and in our own languages 🌈🦋👭👫👬 pictures shouldnt matter 😎 https://t.co/Ui6TYsD5up— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) June 17, 2017
10. After everything she’s been through and all the column inches dedicated to her, Manning still thinks she’s just an Average Joe.
im just another person, yknow - nothing special or magical https://t.co/WRi36JlvFo— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) May 31, 2017