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.
21st November 2014
Comment: We still have more work to do to tackle transphobic violence 5
3:31 PM — Labour councillor Osh Gantly, currently the only openly transgender elected politician in the UK, writes for PinkNews.co.uk for the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
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.