21st November 2014
US: New York prison opens specialised transgender wing 1
12:29 PM — A prison in New York City has opened a specialised wing to house transgender inmates.
20th November 2014
WATCH: MTV to premier Laverne Cox in ‘The T Word’
5:45 PM — MTV is set to premier a programme hosted by Laverne Cox, which will put a spotlight on issues faced by transgender young people.
Woman who says she is girlfriend of Michael Phelps reveals she was born intersex 5
2:18 PM — A woman who claims to be the girlfriend of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has revealed that she was born intersex.
TDoR: 226 trans people have been killed in the past year 8
1:51 PM — Today marks the 16th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), and a project monitoring anti-trans killings has noted that 226 trans people have been killed in the past year.
Transgender Day of Remembrance held to remember all killed by transphobic violence 12
9:39 AM — Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) is taking place today with vigils and memorial events around the world.
19th November 2014
Islington Council to fly transgender flag for Day of Remembrance tomorrow 6
4:30 PM — Islington Council will fly a transgender flag from the top of town hall tomorrow, to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Republican congresswoman: I backed LGBT equality after my son came out as trans 21
3:18 PM — A Florida Republican says she made a U-turn on LGBT rights after her own child came out as transgender.
Trans radio host Stephanie Hirst: I went public with transition to help inspire others 2
2:07 PM — Transgender radio host Stephanie Hirst has opened up about her decision to publicly announce her transition.
18th November 2014
Welsh Lib Dems to lead landmark debate on transgender issues 1
12:36 PM — The Welsh Liberal Democrats are marking Transgender Awareness Week on Wednesday by leading a landmark Welsh Assembly debate on issues faced by Welsh trans people.
17th November 2014
Kellie Maloney cancels gender surgery plans after health scare 11
11:51 AM — Kellie Maloney is "devastated" after she was forced to cancel her gender reassignment surgery - after she stopped breathing during a cosmetic procedure.
16th November 2014
OKCupid begins rolling out new sexuality and gender options 23
4:00 PM — Dating website OKCupid has started testing a broader list of sexualities and genders, allowing people a raft of new identity choices.
15th November 2014
Watch: Trans MMA fighter destroys claims she has an ‘unfair advantage’ in sport 4
7:17 PM — Transgender Mixed Martial Arts fighter Fallon Fox has rebuffed claims she has an 'unfair advantage' in her sport.
14th November 2014
Japan: School holds ‘Sex Change Day’ for students 14
2:14 PM — A high school in Japan held a 'Sex Change Day' this week - where boys dressed in skirts, and girls wore suits and ties.
13th November 2014
UK: Family accused of forcing daughter out of company for being transgender
1:44 PM — A Lancashire transgender woman is suing her parents and brother claiming she was forced out of the family business due to her gender identity.
12th November 2014
Children’s channel CBBC to broadcast film about transgender boy 34
2:29 PM — CBBC will broadcast a feature about a transgender boy next week for the first time ever.
Georgia: Transgender woman found dead after fire in locked apartment 1
2:02 PM — Police in Tbilisi, Georgia are investigating the suspected murder of a 25-year-old transgender woman after her body was found in a locked and burned down apartment.
Vigils to be held across the world next week for transgender murder victims 8
1:59 PM — Events will be held around the world next week to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
10th November 2014
Bangladesh: Third gender hijra groups hold country’s first ever Pride march
2:30 PM — At least 1,000 transgender hijras led Bangladesh's first ever Pride march on Monday, marking one year since the government recognised them as a third gender.
US: Man arrested over vicious attack on Ohio trans activist 3
12:33 PM — One man has been arrested over a brutal assault which left an Ohio trans woman with her jaw shattered.
Venezuelan woman takes home crown at world transgender pageant 5
12:08 PM — A 22-year-old Venezuelan woman has taken home the crown in the world's biggest beauty pageant for trans women.