20th November 2014
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.
11th November 2014
Bangladesh: Lawmakers demand more rights for third gender hijra groups 2
10:47 AM — Lawmakers in Bangladesh have called for more rights for hijra groups, following the marking of one year since the government recognised them as a third gender.
27th October 2014
Scotland transgender conference to address discrimination 5
12:26 PM — Edinburgh is set to host one of the largest conferences for transgender and intersex people this weekend.
24th October 2014
Meet someone who isn’t male or female and wants a new type of passport 8
1:16 PM — Have you ever thought how it'd feel to identify with neither male or female? Christie Elan-Cane tells all about their fight for gender 'X' passports
13th September 2014
India: Court drops all charges against female athlete accused of being male 3
1:54 PM — A female athlete who was arrested after she was accused of being male has had all charges against her dropped.
2nd September 2014
Comment: Imagining a trans-inclusive Stonewall 3
11:24 AM — Ruth Pearce reflects on attending the first meeting between Stonewall and trans people which took place on Saturday, and is party of a consultation process on whether the charity will begin to lobby on trans issues.
28th August 2014
Stonewall to begin three-month consultation period on trans issues 5
1:31 PM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall England and Wales will this weekend begin a three-month long consultation period around trans issues, and how best to work with the trans community.
25th July 2014
Trans* Pride festival to be held in Brighton this weekend 1
12:04 PM — The second ever Trans* Pride Brighton festival is set to open this evening.
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
Stonewall to be ‘guided by trans people’ on how it can support trans communities 22
5:50 PM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall England and Wales has asked the trans community for feedback on how it can "do more to support trans communities."
Gender reassignment to be legally recognised in Ireland for the first time 1
1:53 PM — Joan Burton, the Irish Minister for Social Protection, this week announced that the proposed Gender Recognition Bill will be submitted for drafting and “enacted as soon as possible” following publication of the legislation.
2nd June 2014
UN calls for an end to forced sterilisation of trans and intersex people 4
7:14 PM — The World Health Organisation has urged for an end to the forced sterilisation of transgender and intersex people around the globe.
2nd April 2014
Australia: High Court orders recognition of ‘non-specific’ gender option 5
9:05 PM — Australia's top court has today ruled that a campaigner should be allowed to legally have a neutral gender, instead of being forced to designate male or female.
20th March 2014
Australia: ACT approves new gender identity birth certificate rules for trans and intersex people 1
3:06 PM — In a unanimous and emotional vote on Thursday, new laws allowing trans and intersex people the right to alter their birth certificates were passed in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Assembly.
13th February 2014
Facebook introduces custom gender options 6
6:53 PM — Facebook is to introduce custom gender options, instead of forcing people to choose between 'male' and 'female'.
5th February 2014
Comment: Scotland’s passing of equal marriage is an important moment for trans and intersex people 4
11:10 AM — Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, Scottish Transgender Alliance Development Officer Nathan Gale says Scotland's decision to legalise equal marriage will benefit trans and intersex people.
16th January 2014
Comment: Spousal veto amendment is a victory for trans equality in Scotland 7
11:48 AM — Tom French, of the Equality Network, says the decision to remove the spousal veto from Scotland's equal marriage bill is a crucial victory for trans and intersex people.
15th December 2013
US: New Jersey Senate approves bill allowing trans people to obtain new birth certificates 1
1:14 PM — A New Jersey Senate panel has approved a bill which would allow the state's health department to re-issue birth certificates to trans or intersex people who have not undergone gender reassignment surgery.
3rd December 2013
Trans Media Watch nominated for Charity Organisation of the Year 3
6:54 PM — Trans Media Watch has been nominated for Charity Organisation of the Year at the Winter Pride Awards.