18th November 2014
Welsh Lib Dems to lead landmark debate on transgender issues 1
12:36 PM — The Welsh Liberal Democrats are marking Transgender Awareness Week on Wednesday by leading a landmark Welsh Assembly debate on issues faced by Welsh trans people.
17th November 2014
Kellie Maloney cancels gender surgery plans after health scare 11
11:51 AM — Kellie Maloney is "devastated" after she was forced to cancel her gender reassignment surgery - after she stopped breathing during a cosmetic procedure.
16th November 2014
OKCupid begins rolling out new sexuality and gender options 23
4:00 PM — Dating website OKCupid has started testing a broader list of sexualities and genders, allowing people a raft of new identity choices.
15th November 2014
Watch: Trans MMA fighter destroys claims she has an ‘unfair advantage’ in sport 4
7:17 PM — Transgender Mixed Martial Arts fighter Fallon Fox has rebuffed claims she has an 'unfair advantage' in her sport.
14th November 2014
Japan: School holds ‘Sex Change Day’ for students 14
2:14 PM — A high school in Japan held a 'Sex Change Day' this week - where boys dressed in skirts, and girls wore suits and ties.
13th November 2014
UK: Family accused of forcing daughter out of company for being transgender
1:44 PM — A Lancashire transgender woman is suing her parents and brother claiming she was forced out of the family business due to her gender identity.
12th November 2014
Children’s channel CBBC to broadcast film about transgender boy 34
2:29 PM — CBBC will broadcast a feature about a transgender boy next week for the first time ever.
Georgia: Transgender woman found dead after fire in locked apartment 2
2:02 PM — Police in Tbilisi, Georgia are investigating the suspected murder of a 25-year-old transgender woman after her body was found in a locked and burned down apartment.
Vigils to be held across the world next week for transgender murder victims 8
1:59 PM — Events will be held around the world next week to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
10th November 2014
Bangladesh: Third gender hijra groups hold country’s first ever Pride march
2:30 PM — At least 1,000 transgender hijras led Bangladesh's first ever Pride march on Monday, marking one year since the government recognised them as a third gender.
US: Man arrested over vicious attack on Ohio trans activist 3
12:33 PM — One man has been arrested over a brutal assault which left an Ohio trans woman with her jaw shattered.
Venezuelan woman takes home crown at world transgender pageant 5
12:08 PM — A 22-year-old Venezuelan woman has taken home the crown in the world's biggest beauty pageant for trans women.
9th November 2014
Russia: Same-sex couple allowed to marry in St Petersburg 19
2:35 PM — There is outcry in Russia after a lesbian couple were allowed to marry.
8th November 2014
Glenn Beck: If you watch The Notebook, you should cut your winkie off and become a woman 13
1:40 PM — Right-wing pundit Glenn Beck has joked that men who watch romantic comedies should become women.
7th November 2014
Trans model Lea T becomes the new face of Redken 4
5:35 PM — Openly trans model and LGBT rights activist Lea T has become the new face of premium haircare line Redken.
Malaysia: Three transgender women win landmark appeal to scrap ban on ‘cross-dressing’ 3
10:48 AM — Three transgender women in Malaysia have won their case against an Islamic law that prohibits "cross-dressing."
5th November 2014
Les Miserables actor Eddie Redmayne meeting with trans women to prepare for his new role 7
3:16 PM — British actor Eddie Redmayne has met with and spoken to members of the trans community to prepare for his role in an adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel The Danish Girl.
3rd November 2014
Duck Dynasty star: I promise not to break into women’s toilets and watch them pee 26
8:02 PM — Anti-gay Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has promised to not spy on women in bathrooms, in a bizarre speech to a homophobic rally.
Elle Fanning cast as trans boy in new film 18
1:42 PM — Elle Fanning has been cast as a transgender teenage boy in a new film.
Ireland: Trans woman awarded compensation after 17-year gender recognition legal battle 4
11:32 AM — A transgender women has been awarded €50,000 (£39,000) in compensation, after settling a battle for gender recognition with the Irish government.