19th February 2015
Fifteen year old trans teen kills himself 330
2:07 PM — A fifteen year old transgender teenager has killed himself after scheduling a suicide note to be published on Tumblr.
18th February 2015
B-52s lead singer criticised by trans activists for ‘Mister Sister’ song 82
6:21 PM — B-52s lead singer Katie Pierson has released a song called 'Mister Sister' and has come under fire from trans activists.
Trans people four times more likely to live in poverty 3
5:35 PM — A report into the financial state of trans people in America has uncovered shocking results.
17th February 2015
Italian university to give trans students option of ‘aliases’ to protect privacy 1
3:57 PM — An Italian university has announced that it plans to give transgender students the option of using an online 'alias' to borrow books from the library or register for exams.
Comment: Why Stonewall’s decision to lobby on trans issues was the right one 32
2:57 PM — Having been one of the first trans activists to meet with Stonewall during the charity's consultation period into lobbying on trans issues, Reubs Walsh writes for PinkNews on why the change was the right one to make.
16th February 2015
Interview: Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt on why the charity is going trans inclusive 42
9:14 PM — As Stonewall England and Wales announced plans to begin lobbying on trans issues, PinkNews caught up with CEO Ruth Hunt to talk about the reasons why, and why now.
Jenny Jones: It’s unbelievable that Rupert Read is labelled transphobic 61
6:07 PM — Green Party politician Jenny Jones has spoken out in defence of candidate Rupert Read - appearing to put her at odds with her party leadership.
15th February 2015
Mary Beard left ‘wanting to cry’ after row over trans ‘censorship’ letter 274
7:27 PM — Academic Mary Beard was left "wanting to cry" after becoming embroiled in a row over an open letter warning about the "censorship" of people's opinions about trans people.
Peter Tatchell criticised for signing letter warning of trans ‘censorship’ 509
6:04 PM — Rights activist Peter Tatchell is under fire for signing an open letter condemning the "silencing of individuals" who make controversial comments about trans people.
14th February 2015
Irish MEP: Government’s gender recognition bill is an insult to trans people 2
5:45 PM — Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan has attacked the Irish government's "disgraceful" draft gender recognition bill.
Glee features 200-member transgender choir 10
4:57 PM — Glee has featured a choir made up of over 200 real-life trans people, as part of a storyline in which a character transitions.
13th February 2015
Transgender ex-Navy SEAL launches bid for Congress
6:32 PM — A transgender former Navy SEAL is planning to challenge one of the most senior Democrats in the House of Representatives.
Lib Dems select trans candidate Zoe O’Connell
5:45 PM — Trans activist Zoe O'Connell has been selected as a Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Liberal Democrats.
Joe Biden gives shout out to his old ‘butt buddy’ 8
4:59 PM — Gaffe-prone Vice President Joe Biden is looking for an old "butt buddy".
Trans actress to Germaine Greer: I do have a smelly vagina 162
3:10 PM — Banana actress Bethany Black has responded to Germaine Greer's comments about trans women.
US military finally gives go-ahead for Chelsea Manning gender transition 3
12:27 PM — The US military has finally approved Chelsea Manning for access to hormone therapy, according to reports.
Austria: Man arrested over murder of trans woman 3
11:48 AM — A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a trans sex worker and activist in Vienna.
12th February 2015
Emily Brothers calls for stronger press regulation in Cambridge Union speech 4
11:25 AM — Labour's first out trans Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Emily Brothers spoke passionately about her journey at the Cambridge Union, and told PinkNews she thought trans issues are the "new frontier of equality".
Laverne Cox cast in new CBS legal drama 1
9:34 AM — Laverne Cox has been cast in a new legal drama by US network CBS.
10th February 2015
First out trans model featured in Germany’s Next Topmodel
5:12 PM — The next cycle of Germany's Next Topmodel will feature a trans model.