9th January 2015
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.
US: 74-year-old veteran is first to receive gender surgery on Medicare
4:00 PM — A 74-year-old transgender Army veteran has become the first person to receive gender reassignment surgery on a government Medicare plan.
My Chemical Romance guitarist dedicates song to transgender teen Leelah Acorn 2
3:35 PM — The lead guitarist of My Chemical Romance has dedicated a song to the memory of teenager Leelah Alcorn, after she took her own life.
3rd January 2015
Leelah Alcorn’s blog and suicide note deleted from Tumblr 14
4:17 PM — The blog of transgender teenager Leelah Alcorn has been deleted - removing a suicide note that she had left on the website.
Transgender Labour candidate Emily Brothers reveals past suicide attempt 3
11:51 AM — Labour candidate Emily Brothers has revealed that she once attempted to take her own life because of her gender.
2nd January 2015
Leelah Alcorn’s funeral postponed after ‘threats’ against family 13
11:25 PM — The funeral for a transgender teenager who killed herself last week has been postponed after her family received threats.
Vigils to be held tomorrow for transgender teen Leelah Alcorn 11
6:51 PM — Vigils are set to be held tomorrow in memory of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn.
Footballer under fire over ‘game’ to guess whether women have penises 7
5:35 PM — Footballer Robert Huth is under fire for taking part in a Twitter game in which he attempted to 'guess' from pictures whether women are transgender.
10 predictions for how the world could change in 2015 2
4:09 PM — As 2015 is set to become a defining year for equality, we count down our ten predictions for the year ahead.
Leelah Alcorn’s mother refuses to use female pronouns: ‘He was a good boy’ 74
10:59 AM — Despite Leelah Alcorn's tragic suicide, her mother continues to refuse to use appropriate pronouns in an interview, saying: "We don't support that."
1st January 2015
Amber Rose praises Brad and Angelina for accepting John Jolie-Pitt’s self identification
3:58 PM — Model and actress Amber Rose has commended Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie for allowing their child John to self-identify.