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.
5th December 2014
US: Minnesota approves transgender sport policy despite hate group’s ad campaign 3
5:15 PM — Minnesota's high school sports body has passed a transgender-friendly policy, despite a campaign against it.
4th December 2014
House of Lords debates health care for lesbian, bisexual and trans women 3
4:55 PM — The House of Lords has passionately debated on health care needs for lesbian, bisexual and trans women.
Mother of trans teen: I felt I had to publicly show my son I support him 100% 4
1:29 PM — A mother who posted a heartwarming 'retraction' of the announcement of the birth of their child after he came out as trans, has spoken out to say she felt she had to show that she supports him 100%.
New gender recognition rules to begin on 10 December 6
1:22 PM — The gender recognition provisions of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act come into force on December 10th in England and Wales.
3rd December 2014
US: Trans veterans have gender and name information updated on discharge documents 2
3:17 PM — Two trans US veterans have had their names and genders updated on their discharge documents for the first time.
US: Trans student awarded $75,000 after school stopped her using female toilets 2
1:56 PM — A trans student in Maine has been awarded a settlement of $75,000, after a long-running discrimination case against her school.
2nd December 2014
Family writes heartwarming retraction to announce birth of their trans son 14
2:27 PM — A family in Australia has written a retraction of the announcement of the birth of their trans son, after he transitioned and underwent gender reassignment.
1st December 2014
US: Minnesota newspaper runs anti-transgender ad from listed hate group 21
6:29 PM — A Minnesota newspaper has run a second full-page advert from a listed hate group, attacking rights for transgender people.
US: Loophole could allow trans people to serve in the military
3:38 PM — The US military may have to allow transgender people to serve openly, after changes to the discharge procedure created a legal loophole.
Androgynous model wears high heels for graduation 9
2:14 PM — Model Ivan Fahy graduated from NUI, Galway last month while wearing high heels.
30th November 2014
Canadian MP: Government ‘trying to kill’ transgender rights bill 12
11:59 AM — Canada's much-delayed transgender hate crime bill has been stalled yet again, after being bumped off a committee's agenda.
28th November 2014
Jersey: Same-sex marriage bill won’t include ‘spousal veto’ for trans people 4
7:59 PM — Jersey's planned equal marriage bill will exclude a controversial 'spousal veto' clause, which can stop trans people gaining legal gender recognition.
25th November 2014
FA launches new guidelines for trans players
11:49 AM — The FA has launched a new policy on transgender people playing football.
24th November 2014
US: Trans woman to appeal against ‘manifesting prostitution’ charge 2
5:05 PM — A Phoenix trans woman who has found support from TV star Laverne Cox, has said she will appeal against a prostitution-related charge she was found guilty of earlier this year.
Kellie Maloney to go ahead with gender reassignment surgery, despite health scare 15
4:42 PM — Despite a health scare during facial surgery last month, former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has said she will go ahead with gender reassignment surgery.
Michelle Gomez on playing ‘gender-switched’ Doctor Who villian 14
3:59 PM — Michelle Gomez has spoken about playing a Doctor Who character that was previously male.
23rd November 2014
Mario producer: Toad ‘doesn’t have a gender’ 13
5:20 PM — Nintendo have revealed that the Mario character Toad, long assumed to be male, doesn't actually have a gender.
US: Dedicated transgender suicide hotline launched 3
1:22 PM — A San Francisco group has launched a dedicated suicide hotline for transgender people.
22nd November 2014
US: Dead trans woman ‘dressed as a man’ for open casket funeral 50
12:48 PM — Friends of a transgender woman who died suddenly have reacted with shock - after discovering she was dressed as a man for her open casket funeral.