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.
13th January 2015
Man jailed for transphobic attack in Liverpool 11
2:47 PM — 20-year-old Ryan Kenny from Wirral has been jailed for 20 months for a transphobic attack in Liverpool.
US store Saks says it has the right to discriminate against trans people 11
11:57 AM — A US clothing store has tried to dismiss a former employees' transphobic discrimination case by claiming she has no right to be protected from discrimination.
12th January 2015
Stephen Fry to meet with Westminster Council to Save Soho 3
4:36 PM — Actor and broadcaster Stephen Fry is to meet with an organisation which aims to keep London's Soho balanced and affordable, following a number of closures.
Homophobic ‘ambush’ on Charlton Athletic fans was a hoax 9
1:55 PM — A widely reported homophobic "ambush" against a group of gay football fans has turned out to be a hoax perpetrated by an online troll.
Amazon’s ‘Transparent’ writer dedicates Golden Globe to Leelah Alcorn
9:36 AM — Amazon's 'Transparent' won Best Television Series at the Golden Globes last night, and the show's writer took to the stage to dedicate the honour to trans teen Leelah Alcorn who killed herself last month.
11th January 2015
Armed forces to ask new recruits if they are gay 36
11:45 AM — The British armed forces are to begin monitoring the sexuality of new recruits, in order to help tackle homophobia.
10th January 2015
European human rights commissioner attacks Russian law banning transgender drivers 24
3:41 PM — The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights has attacked a new Russian law which bans transgender people from obtaining driver's licenses.
Sorry, you probably haven’t won a date with Tom Daley 11
3:02 PM — A winner has been selected in a competition to win a date with Tom Daley - and unfortunately it's probably not you.
Did you know? Katie Hopkins once backed the UK’s first trans MEP
1:18 PM — Controversy-monger Katie Hopkins is set to cause a storm on Celebrity Big Brother - but most people are unaware that she once backed the UK's first transgender MEP.
9th January 2015
Comment: I understand how Leelah Alcorn must have felt, by Emily Brothers 4
6:17 PM — Out transgender Labour Parliamentary Candidate Emily Brothers writes for PinkNews on her own experiences of contemplating suicide and on the suicide of trans teen Leelah Alcorn.
Town rallies to provide terminally ill trans woman’s dream wedding 5
5:50 PM — A town has rallied to fulfill the dying wish of a terminally ill trans woman, who wants to marry her female partner.
Jerry Springer: My show isn’t transphobic, people just behave badly 3
2:36 PM — Jerry Springer has denied claims that his talk show exploits vulnerable transgender people.