30th December 2014
Trans teen publishes heartbreaking suicide note: ‘This life isn’t worth living’ 79
6:35 PM — A trans teenager from the US state of Ohio has published a heart-wrenching suicide note online before taking her own life.
25th December 2014
13 of the most read coming out stories of 2014 5
2:35 PM — As 2014 draws to a close, PinkNews looks back on the coming out stories which have been most influential.
24th December 2014
Transgender activist Janet Mock announces engagement, launches TV show 1
11:28 AM — Transgender activist Janet Mock - who just landed a new TV show with MSNBC - has also revealed her engagement.
23rd December 2014
Brad and Angelina support child John’s decision to self-identify 135
5:00 PM — The Jolie-Pitt family have announced their support for their eight-year-old to self-identify as male.
22nd December 2014
US: Police department apologises for transphobic tweet 1
4:15 PM — A police department in the US has apologised after being accused of tweeting a transphobic message.
Gender-bending fairy doll sparks outrage in Argentina 25
1:00 PM — A fairy doll that has a female body with male genitalia has sparked outrage in Argentina.
21st December 2014
Transgender RAF pilot who served with Prince William opens up about transition 4
5:50 PM — An RAF Search and Rescue pilot who served alongside Prince William has opened up about her transition for the first time.
19th December 2014
Amnesty: Ireland is ‘short-changing’ trans people with new gender bill 12
6:43 PM — Amnesty International has attacked the first draft of Ireland's new gender recognition bill.
US extends non-discrimination laws to transgender people 96
2:38 PM — The US Justice Department has reinterpreted existing laws to prevent workplace discrimination against trans people.
Irish government publishes draft gender recognition law
1:34 PM — The Irish government has finally published a long-awaited bill which will recognise the gender of trans people.
Christine Goodwin, whose case launched the Gender Recognition Act, dies 7
10:50 AM — Trans campaigner Christine Goodwin has died aged 77 after a long illness.
18th December 2014
Malaysia: government stops funding organisation for trans women 1
1:50 PM — The Malaysian government has abruptly stopped funding an organisation that provides support for trans women, sex workers and people with HIV.
Emily Brothers: I don’t want to be ‘that transgender politician’ 3
11:37 AM — Labour party candidate Emily Brothers has said she doesn't want be labelled as a "transgender politician".
Amnesty report on ‘odious’ choices faced by trans people in Europe 5
11:14 AM — Amnesty International has released a report on gender recognition laws across Europe.
17th December 2014
Irish same-sex marriage referendum to take place in May 13
10:09 AM — The Irish government has cleared the way for a referendum on same-sex marriage to take place in May 2015.
16th December 2014
US: Appeals court overturns ruling that trans inmate must have gender reassignment surgery 33
6:49 PM — In a blow for a trans inmate, an appeals court has overturned a previous ruling which said she should be given gender reassignment surgey whilst in prison.
Trans man parliamentary candidate calls for more diversity in Westminster
4:22 PM — The only transgender man currently standing for parliament has said parliament needs to be more diverse.
15th December 2014
Trans Labour candidate writes Sun column to respond to ‘joke’ about her 10
3:16 PM — Labour candidate Emily Brothers has written a response to Rod Liddle in the Sun.
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.