1st March 2015
EastEnders to introduce first transgender character 19
11:38 AM — EastEnders is set to introduce the first major transgender character in the soap's history.
28th February 2015
CBB star Kellie Maloney: I wanted to transition quietly 25
4:16 PM — Kellie Maloney has claimed she wanted to transition "very quietly" - despite signing up to appear on Celebrity Big Brother.
27th February 2015
Facebook introduces ‘infinite’ gender options 4
12:05 PM — Facebook has rolled out an update allowing users to choose from an infinite number of gender options.
26th February 2015
Texas bill would make it a crime NOT to discriminate against trans people 212
3:03 PM — Texas State Representative Debbie Riddle has proposed a bill that would make it illegal to allow a trans person to use the correct toilet.
25th February 2015
Police investigating the death of young Somali trans woman in Canada
1:38 PM — Sumaya Ysl, a popular member of Toronto's LGBT community, was found dead on 22 February. Police are not treating her death as suspicious.
23rd February 2015
Stag attack victim Dr Kate Stone appointed to press regulator’s code committee 6
3:54 PM — An academic who took action after a number of newspapers identified her as transgender has been appointed to the press regulator's editors' code committee.
Watch: This is what trans people are forced to go through in 34 European countries 19
3:20 PM — A video has been released showing some of the hurdles trans people to go through to gain access to legal gender recognition.
US: New Defence Secretary backs calls to end ban on trans people in the military
11:39 AM — The new US Defence Secretary has voiced support for calls to end the ban on transgender people serving in the military.
Not guilty plea entered for US marine charged for murder of trans woman 1
8:25 AM — A not guilty plea has been entered in the Philippines on behalf of the US marine charged with the murder of a transgender woman.
22nd February 2015
The gayest day ever, and 6 other stories you might have missed 1
8:04 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
21st February 2015
Lawmaker speaks out for his transgender granddaughter’s rights 1
6:34 PM — A prominent lawmaker has revealed that he has a transgender granddaughter, while speaking out in favour of trans rights.
Pope compares transgender people to nuclear weapons 97
11:39 AM — The Pope has compared the threat of transgender people to nuclear weapons.
20th February 2015
NHS England: Trans people shouldn’t wait longer than 18 weeks for treatment 30
12:39 PM — NHS England has affirmed the rights of trans people to be treated within 18 weeks of referral - despite growing backlogs in the system leaving some waiting years.
19th February 2015
Trans model recreates THAT naked Adam Levine photo 42
3:16 PM — A transgender model has recreated a famed (almost) naked photo of Maroon 5's Adam Levine.
Fifteen year old trans teen kills himself 330
2:07 PM — A fifteen year old transgender teenager has killed himself after scheduling a suicide note to be published on Tumblr.
18th February 2015
B-52s lead singer criticised by trans activists for ‘Mister Sister’ song 82
6:21 PM — B-52s lead singer Katie Pierson has released a song called 'Mister Sister' and has come under fire from trans activists.
Trans people four times more likely to live in poverty 3
5:35 PM — A report into the financial state of trans people in America has uncovered shocking results.
17th February 2015
Italian university to give trans students option of ‘aliases’ to protect privacy 1
3:57 PM — An Italian university has announced that it plans to give transgender students the option of using an online 'alias' to borrow books from the library or register for exams.
Comment: Why Stonewall’s decision to lobby on trans issues was the right one 32
2:57 PM — Having been one of the first trans activists to meet with Stonewall during the charity's consultation period into lobbying on trans issues, Reubs Walsh writes for PinkNews on why the change was the right one to make.
16th February 2015
Interview: Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt on why the charity is going trans inclusive 42
9:14 PM — As Stonewall England and Wales announced plans to begin lobbying on trans issues, PinkNews caught up with CEO Ruth Hunt to talk about the reasons why, and why now.