15th December 2014
India: Government proposes benefits for trans children 2
2:15 PM — The Indian government has outlined plans for helping families support trans children.
Chelsea Manning’s relatives claim she was ‘tortured’ by US military 6
12:45 PM — British relatives of US whistleblower Chelsea Manning have made claims that she was "tortured" by US authorities.
Murder charges filed against US marine in death of transgender woman 4
10:22 AM — Murder charges were filed on Monday by prosecutors in the Philippines against a US marine in the death of a transgender woman.
14th December 2014
What UKIP’s founder thinks of Farage, and 6 other stories you’ll want to read
8:25 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
13th December 2014
Transgender Green candidate: There’s a woeful lack of trans politicians 20
6:50 PM — A transgender parliamentary candidate for the Green Party has spoken about the challenges of running for office.
17,000 call on The Sun to apologise for ‘joke’ about blind transgender candidate 14
1:19 PM — Over 17,000 people have signed a petition calling on The Sun to apologise for publishing a column asking how a blind, transgender Labour candidate knew “she was the wrong sex”.
12th December 2014
Hate group want to amend US Constitution to ‘outlaw’ trans people 11
1:30 PM — American anti-LGBT group Family Research Council have suggested a constitutional amendment to ban legal recognition of trans people.
Sun columnist apologises for ‘joke’ about blind transgender Labour candidate 13
12:46 PM — Sun columnist Rod Liddle has apologised for asking how a blind, trans Labour Parliamentary Candidate knew "she was the wrong sex".
EU report: Nearly half of trans people face repeated violence 3
11:42 AM — The EU has published a report uncovering some shocking statistics about the levels of transphobia in member states.
US Docu-series commissioned about transgender parenting 2
9:27 AM — A television series has been commissioned by a US network about transgender parenting.
11th December 2014
The Sun on blind, trans Labour candidate: ‘How did she know she was the wrong sex?’ 31
4:53 PM — Writing in the Sun newspaper, Rod Liddle has asked how a blind, trans Labour Parliamentary Candidate knew "she was the wrong sex".
Google+ introduces ‘infinite’ custom gender options 13
2:52 PM — Google's social networking site has changed the options for users to define their gender, allowing "infinite" options.
10th December 2014
Exeter pensioner mistakenly sent confidential details of transgender NHS patients 3
5:59 PM — A pensioner from Exeter is receiving dozens of confidential letters meant for an NHS clinic that helps trans people.
Virginia school board votes against trans students bathroom rights 12
2:28 PM — A US school board has voted to ban trans students from using the appropriate toilets and changing rooms.
9th December 2014
Ed Miliband welcomes first trans Parliamentary candidate 1
3:33 PM — The leader of the Labour Party Ed Miliband has tweeted his support for a Parliamentary Candidate standing for the party, who came out as transgender in an interview on PinkNews today.
New York allows trans people to change their birth certificate without surgery 1
12:36 PM — New York City Council has passed a bill allowing trans people to change the gender on their birth certificate without providing proof of surgery.
Interview: Labour Parliamentary Candidate Emily Brothers comes out as transgender 4
12:29 PM — PinkNews talks to Emily Brothers, the first openly transgender Parliamentary Candidate to come out of their own accord and stand for one of the major political parties in the UK.
EXCLUSIVE: Labour Parliamentary Candidate comes out as transgender 17
12:01 AM — PinkNews Exclusive In a rare move, a British Parliamentary Candidate has come out as transgender, in an interview with PinkNews.
8th December 2014
Bioware writer: I wanted to include a trans character who is not ‘a monster or a joke’ 21
11:12 AM — Dragon Age: Inquisition writer Patrick Weekes has discussed the challenges of creating a trans character for the video game.
6th December 2014
US: Transgender woman shot dead in LA ‘while knocking on door for help’ 9
11:57 AM — A transgender woman has been shot and killed in Los Angeles, while pounding on the door of a house seeking help.