17th October 2014
Laverne Cox praises ‘Transparent’ creator for hiring trans writer 2
5:29 PM — Laverne Cox has praised the creator of drama series Transparent, for pledging to recruit a transgender writer for the show’s second season.
Former Glee star: My soul is male, but I’m not transitioning 14
3:15 PM — Former Glee actress Charice Pempengco has said she considers her "soul" to be male - but isn't transgender.
Model Andreja Pejić: ‘My transition has allowed me to achieve my biggest dreams’ 2
11:00 AM — Transgender model Andreja Pejić has said she feels more like herself than ever since coming out, and is now hoping to fall in love and experience motherhood.
Kellie Maloney: I ‘will be complete’ after January gender reassignment surgery 9
9:39 AM — Former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has said she will undergo gender reassignment surgery in January, and that afterwards she can "start getting on with my life".
16th October 2014
Australian journalist apologises for ‘lousy analogy’ after comparing gays to paedophiles 21
4:00 PM — Australian journalist Mia Freedman has come under fire after comparing gays to paedophiles on a news program.
Global Radio: Gender reassignment ‘not suitable’ for on-air discussion 51
2:16 PM — Radio DJ Stephanie Hirst was told by her employers it was not in her "best interests" to undergo gender confirmation treatment and stay on-air, it’s been revealed.
Home Office: 54% rise in transphobic crime 11
1:00 PM — Transgender hate crime has increased by 54%, new Home Office figures show.
15th October 2014
Philippines: US marine charged with murder of transgender woman 25
6:16 PM — A US Marine has been charged with the murder of a Filipino transgender woman in Olongapo.
Yorkshire radio fans call for return of transgender breakfast host
4:51 PM — A campaign has been set up to return former Capital FM host Stephanie Hirst to the airwaves, after she came out as transgender.
India: Delhi schools become 25% trans inclusive
4:26 PM — 25% of reservations in schools will be allocated to transgender students in Delhi
US: New York trans woman ‘in critical condition’ after brutal assault 5
2:01 PM — A transgender woman is in critical condition, after she was savagely beaten in New York this week.
14th October 2014
Sarah Silverman denies that ‘sex-change’ pay inequality video is transphobic 89
3:22 PM — Comedian Sarah Silverman has denied that a video as part of a campaign against gender pay inequality, in which she said she would get a "sex change" to earn as much as men do, was "transphobic".
13th October 2014
Transparent creator: I will recruit a transgender writer for second season 5
7:20 PM — The creator of Amazon comedy-drama series Transparent has pledged to recruit a transgender writer for the show's second season.
Against Me! singer: Coming out to bandmates as trans ‘like drop-kicking them’
4:23 PM — Laura Jane Grace, the singer of Against Me!, has opened up about coming out as transgender to her band.
81-year-old woman becomes oldest person to have gender reassignment surgery 9
11:38 AM — An 81-year-old transgender woman has become the oldest person in the UK to undergo gender reassignment surgery.
12th October 2014
Philippines: Trans woman found murdered in Olongapo 9
3:10 PM — A transgender woman has been found murdered in the city of Olongapo.
Chris Moyles congratulates transgender radio host on coming out 3
1:25 PM — Former Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles has congratulated a local radio presenter who came out on air as transgender yesterday.
Listen: Yorkshire radio host comes out as transgender 5
11:35 AM — A local Yorkshire radio host has announced on air her transition to female.
10th October 2014
Trans prison project champion wins civil service diversity award 1
6:06 PM — A project run by an HM Prison Service civil servant, Sharon Drewell won the award for ‘Leading, Championing and Role Modelling’ for making a “massive difference” to transgender prisoners lives. The Civil Service held its eighth Diversity and Equality award ceremony today at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). There were 153 strong nominations in 6 […]
Amazon renews Transparent for second season 2
4:52 PM — Amazon has renewed transgender comedy-drama series Transparent for a second season.