20th January 2015
University poster claims trans women ‘rape women every nine minutes’ 538
1:27 PM — A poster has been put up at University of Bristol misgendering trans women and claiming cis women need to "surrender their boundaries".
US Senator proposes bounty for trans students in the ‘wrong’ bathroom 23
10:57 AM — A Republican State Senator for Kentucky has proposed a bill that would offer students money if they report trans students found in appropriate bathrooms for their gender.
Ex-Cardiff football recruiter breaks silence after anti-gay text allegations 5
9:56 AM — A former football boss who resigned after allegations of homophobic texts surfaced has broken his silence, saying "sometimes people do bad things".
19th January 2015
Israel to permit trans people to legally change gender without surgery 17
7:42 PM — Israel is to re-draft its recognition laws, so trans people will no longer be forced to undergo surgery to legally change their gender.
British Army officer: I was ‘living an act’ before coming out as trans 7
12:59 PM — An officer in the British Army has opened up about being transgender.
Antony Cotton: There’s two gay players on every football team 41
11:28 AM — Coronation Street star Antony Cotton has claimed that there is on average "two or three" gay players on every football team.
Colin Farrell: I support same-sex marriage in Ireland ‘with every fibre of my being’ 15
10:50 AM — Hollywood actor Colin Farrell has reiterated strong support for same-sex marriage in Ireland, saying he supports it "with every fibre of my being".
18th January 2015
Russell Brand attacks ‘dystopian’ bullying of Bruce Jenner over gender speculation 1
5:58 PM — Russell Brand has laid into media outlets including TMZ for speculating about the gender of former Olympian Bruce Jenner.
17th January 2015
Michael Sam proposed to his fiancé at the Vatican 17
2:13 PM — Gay NFL star Michael Sam has revealed that he got engaged to fiancé inside Vatican City.
16th January 2015
Magazine condemned for photoshopped picture of Bruce Jenner as trans woman
7:17 PM — A magazine has come under fire for altering a picture of Bruce Jenner - after rumours the athlete is transgender.
‘Thunderbirds are gay’? Fans mock ‘twinky’ stars of new remake 12
6:39 PM — People have complained about the "twinky" line-up for an animated Thunderbirds remake.
Camden’s Black Cap may shrink in proposed redevelopment 8
12:33 PM — Iconic London gay pub and cabaret venue the Black Cap may face a drastic downsizing if proposed redevelopments go ahead.
15th January 2015
West Hollywood requires gender neutral toilets 13
5:16 PM — The city of West Hollywood now requires all single-stall toilets to be gender-neutral.
Ugandan asylum seeker told to prove he’s gay 34
3:43 PM — John Ssenkindu says he had his asylum application denied because he failed to "prove" his sexuality.
Lesbian couple’s adorable pregnancy announcement
3:03 PM — A same-sex couple's "non-traditional baby announcement" has gone viral after being posted on Reddit.
Thailand to recognise third gender 1
11:37 AM — Thailand's new constitution will include references to a third gender for the first time.
Serbian officer forced to retire after coming out as transgender 1
11:19 AM — An activist group in Serbian has submitted a complaint after it says a transgender veteran officer in the country's military was forcibly retired after coming out as transgender.
14th January 2015
Kellie Maloney to undergo gender reassignment surgery 4
6:10 PM — Former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has announced that she has been given the go ahead by her doctor to have gender reassignment surgery.
Leelah Alcorn’s parents banned her best friend from her funeral 42
1:35 PM — The best friend of trans teen Leelah Alcorn who killed herself last month, has spoken out to say she was banned from attending the funeral.
Trans group reaches out to man who attacked trans woman 3
12:32 PM — A Liverpool organisation for trans people has offered to speak with a man recently jailed for attacking a trans woman.