9th April 2015
Helen Mirren: It is insulting to call powerful women ‘sassy’ 8
10:31 AM — Actress Helen Mirren has hit out at the use of the word "sassy" to describe women, saying new words should be used to denote female power and humour.
21st March 2015
This Republican wants to ban all toilets that aren’t male or female 61
4:51 PM — A Republican legislator in the state of Missouri is attempting to put an outright ban on toilets that aren't male or female.
6th March 2015
US: Military must stop calling Chelsea Manning a man, court rules 5
5:42 PM — A court has ordered the US Military to stop referring to prisoner Chelsea Manning as male.
7th September 2014
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova proposes to girlfriend at US Open 1
11:47 AM — Tennis champion Martina Navratilova has proposed to her long-term partner during a game at the US Open.
27th June 2014
Facebook introduces trans-friendly gender options in UK 2
12:12 PM — Facebook has introduced custom gender options in the UK, no longer forcing people to choose between just 'male' and ‘female'.
20th June 2014
Upcoming video game ‘Sunset Overdrive’ to allow crossdressing 2
5:52 PM — The creators of upcoming video game Sunset Overdrive have said they will allow players to be "a dude in a skirt" if they choose to.
8th June 2014
US: Trans woman stages protest outside McDonald’s after female toilets ban 5
4:30 PM — A trans woman has staged a protest outside a McDonald's in Richmond, Virginia, after she was told she could not use the female toilets.
1st November 2013
Germany: First European state to introduce a third option for gender 3
1:58 PM — From today, Germany becomes the first country in Europe to give parents the choice to leave the child’s gender indeterminate on their birth certificate.
12th June 2013
US: Boston police adopt new rules for treatment of transgender people 4
5:15 PM — Boston police have issued new guidelines on the treatment of transgender people by officers.
22nd April 2013
UK: Deputy Lib Dem leader ‘really disappointed’ at IPS rejection of trans and intersex inclusive passports 19
10:30 AM — Lib Dem MP Simon Hughes says he is “really disappointed” by the Identity and Passport Service’s decision to reject non gender-specific passports for trans and intersex people in Britain.
31st January 2013
Feature: DIVA marks 200th edition with rallying call for more LGBT rights 1
1:36 PM — DIVA editor Jane Czyzselska tells PinkNews.co.uk what’s changed since the queer women’s title was launched in 1994 and what she believes still needs changing.
15th November 2010
Gay vultures split up by zookeepers 16
2:31 PM — A pair of gay vultures at a zoo in Germany will be split up so one can be mated with a female. The male couple, both 14, have been building a nest together for the past few months.