16th October 2014
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.
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.