15th October 2014
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.
Primary school condemned for introducing gender-neutral toilets 31
2:46 PM — A primary school in Brighton is under fire, after it introduced unisex toilets to cater for transgender students.
8th October 2014
Transparent star: I understand frustration with male actor playing trans woman 4
4:02 PM — Amy Landecker has addressed "frustration" with the casting of Jeffrey Tambor as a transgender woman.
7th October 2014
Kellie Maloney says she feared her daughters would reject her after coming out as trans 3
4:40 PM — Famed boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has said she "was so frightened" of losing her daughters after coming out as trans.
Brazil: Trans woman shot in face three times on a crowded high street 4
2:35 PM — It has been reported that a transgender woman was murdered in Brazil last week with three shots to the face.
Lib Dems announce support for Gender X passports during Party Conference 7
2:06 PM — The Liberal Democrats have included Gender X passports, and an extension of the Gender Recognition Act to include intersex people in a broad equalities policy paper unveiled at Party Conference.
Australia: Newspaper faces backlash for describing trans murder victim as ‘she-male’ 13
11:58 AM — A newspaper in Australia has come under heavy criticism for describing the transgender victim of a brutal murder as "she-male".
4th October 2014
US: Los Angeles transgender woman shot dead 2
7:33 PM — Police have appealed for help after a Los Angeles transgender woman was shot dead.
Watch: Laverne Cox unveils first trailer for transgender documentary 2
1:32 PM — Laverne Cox has unveiled the first trailer for her long-awaited documentary exploring transgender issues.
3rd October 2014
Canada: 8-year-old transgender girl says she is repeatedly bullied by school parent 32
4:19 PM — In Winnipeg, the parents of a transgender girl have said their whole family are the target of transphobic bullying at their local school, and the school division isn't doing enough to stop it.
1st October 2014
Facebook agrees to drop ‘real name’ policy which banned drag queens 24
8:01 PM — Facebook has agreed to make changes to the way it works, after locking the accounts of a number of drag queens because they weren't using their "legal names".