Beach babe

Chelsea Manning slays in a red bathing suit for the September issue of ‘Vogue’

Holy beach babe!

It looks like Chelsea Manning is trading in her title as “whistleblower” for “cover girl.” The 29-year-old trans vet recently shared a photo of herself wearing a sexy red bathing suit on the beach to Instagram.

“Guess this is what freedom looks like,” she captioned the image.

The photo was taken by Annie Leibovitz from the September issue of Vogue.

Related: If Chelsea Manning is an ‘ungrateful TRAITOR,’ what does that make Trump?

In the accompanying interview, Manning opens up to Vogue about always feeling different when she was growing up.

“I gravitated more toward playing house, but the teachers were always pushing me toward playing the more competitive games with the boys,” she says. “I spent so much time wondering, What’s wrong with me? Why can’t I fit in?”

Related: 5 LGBTQ advances President Obama gave to us that even Trump can’t destroy

Sadly, not all the over 400 comments on Manning’s Instagram post have been so friendly.

We think she looks fabulous!

Check out the full photo…

guess this is what freedom looks like ?????????????????? @voguemagazine ???

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  • Bob LaBlah

    Wow! I knew it would only be a matter of time before the gay media would spotlight the last thing the community needed at this time. Transgender’s who have no problem with following orders and keeping an oath they took just like everyone else in the military are being forced out but this demented degenerate who decided not only was she not going to follow orders from people she didn’t like but steal national secrets and reveal them to the world is heading for Hollywood and her own clothing line.

    You gotta love America. Where else can the completely misguided thrive and reach superstardom while we dummies who follow the rules can only sit back and watch in utter disgust. Queerty (and the rest of gay media), please leave this one in the past where IT belongs. In these turbulent times this little twit isn’t helping at all.

    • inbama

      It’s not gay media anymore – it’s trans media.

  • Ummmm Yeah

    Perfect example of they Trump is right about kicking them out of the military. Unstable.

    • OzJosh

      As unstable as a Trump supporter posting on a gay site?

    • Ummmm Yeah

      Did any of them damage military readiness?

  • [email protected]

    She looks like a rather stable young lady to me. And quite self-assured. I should have been as fortunate at her age.

    • Ummmm Yeah

      He looks like he has not guilt for betraying his country.

    • Danny595

      By his own admission, he is suicidal and is looking to cut off his bits. That’s not stable. And he’s not a lady.

  • Jaxton

    I want Manning to be happy – I really do. If make-believe makes him happy, so be it.

    • Bob LaBlah

      Consider the damage done (spies revealed, personal feelings toward world leaders by members of the cabinet, military battles that were declared top secret and lets not forget how ol’ Hillary was revealed for what she was once the cameras were turned off) I see no reason for him to be unhappy. No, after all of that plus a no doubt soon to come reality show offer I think she should be happy. Imagine literally going postal and not only getting away with it, more or less, but move into a Bel-Air mansion.

      Only in America folks.

  • Jack Meoff

    Only in America can people turn their illegal activities into careers and become models and role models and celebrities. Seriously guys what’s up with that.

    • inbama

      You forgot the most egregious of all – they can be elected president!

  • BriBri

    Either he had a penectomy or he has it pulled back.

  • JaredMacBride

    “Slays”?? “Looks fabulous”??? Very average looking 50 year old woman.

  • Brody

    It certainly says something about the state of progressive politics when they elevate an anti-American traitor to heroic status simply because he has gender dysmorphia. But then again, look at the roster of criminals who were invited to the anti-Trump march in D.C., like the woman who tortured and murdered a gay man.

    • BigWill

      Hi Mo.

    • Rex Huskey

      Brody, you’re an a55hole. Maybe I’m not the first to tell you that today…huh?

      You are a very weak one-issue bot that cannot feel or understand the travails of being human, coming to term with oneself and sadly will most likely never grow from that stuck position….

      I wish Ms. Manning very well. She has certainly paid for her craziness, stupidity and crimes.

    • Bob LaBlah

      It does seem a bit ironic that the very president she did this under (Obama) not only did more for gay/transgender rights than any other president but also handed this little twit her freedom. I just don’t get it but as I said before I am one of those gay dummies who follow the rules of the organization/company that I joined/applied at voluntarily.

    • Brody

      You and me both, bud.

  • Danny595

    That pic makes me want to drink poison. But ironically, it also induces vomiting, which prevents poisoning.

    BTW, that “hero” assaulted a lesbian superior officer when he was in the Army and then (prior to his arrest for leaking diplomatic cables), he boasted about the assault in texts to former hacker Adrian Lamo. Queerty is celebrating a misogynistic gay basher.

  • offcell

    Had no idea queerty readers were toxic af. Let her do her thang and mind yo biz?

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