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 40
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
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.
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.
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.
Russia bans transgender people from driving 25
11:48 AM — Russia has enacted new rules banning transgender people from obtaining driver's licenses.
8th January 2015
American Idol contestant comes out as trans
2:17 PM — Season 12 American Idol consetant Jaidah Christina Davila has come out as a trans woman.
Calls for gender recognition in Gibraltar
1:43 PM — Gibraltar's Equality Rights Group have called on the government to provide rights for trans people.
US writer blames Leelah Alcorn’s suicide on demonic possession 11
1:13 PM — Conservative Christian writer Gina Miller has blamed the suicide of Leelah Alcorn on demon possession.
7th January 2015
Trans woman denied access to Western Wall in Jerusalem 12
2:35 PM — A trans woman was denied access to both the woman's and the men's section of the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
Nepal to allow third gender on passports 3
12:54 PM — The Nepalese government is to issue passports with a third gender option for citizens who do not identify as male or female.
Catholic deacon writes touching blog about his trans daughter 2
11:49 AM — A Catholic deacon in the US has written about being the supportive parent of a trans child
5th January 2015
Meet India’s first ever out transgender mayor 3
9:39 AM — For the first time a transgender candidate has won a mayoral election in India.
4th January 2015
Photos: London vigil for transgender teen Leelah Alcorn 12
5:24 PM — A vigil was held in Trafalgar Square for transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, who took her own life last week.