9th June 2015
Obama appoints first trans man to Presidential commission
10:07 AM — Shannon Minter has been appointed by President Obama President’s Commission on White House Fellowships.
10th April 2015
Hilary Swank: We have ‘a long way to go’ until the end of transphobia 1
2:16 PM — Oscar winner Hilary Swank has said she thinks the is "a long way to go" until transphobia is wiped out.
10th March 2015
UK: Transgender man thrown out of nightclub toilet wins out-of-court settlement 16
12:29 PM — A transgender man in Devon who was ordered to use a disabled toilet by a nightclub has received an out-of-court settlement of £1,500.
6th August 2014
Toronto photographer documents his transition in a portrait series 7
10:47 PM — Photographer Wynne Neilly has released a self-portrait project entitled “Female to 'Male'” which documents his transition.
23rd June 2014
US: Trans man wins ‘Mr Gay Philadelphia’ competition 118
7:03 PM — A trans man has won the 'Mr Gay Philadelphia' competition for the first time ever.
2nd January 2014
Bahrain court gives initial approval to gender reassignment for two trans men 3
1:34 PM — Two trans men working for the government in Bahrain have been given initial approval for gender reassignment.
1st December 2013
UK: Indian trans asylum seeker fears deportation could lead to ‘torture’ 1
8:58 AM — A trans man who fled to the UK from India has said he will face "torture" at home if he is forced to be deported.
3rd October 2013
Belgian trans man helped to die after failed gender reassignment operations 23
6:18 PM — A transgender man has been helped to die by doctors in Belgium after a series of failed gender reassignment operations.
24th September 2013
US: Pennsylvania school denies trans man student right to run as homecoming king 1
7:52 PM — A student in the US state of Pennsylvania has been denied the right to run for homecoming king, despite identifying as male.
22nd September 2013
US: Christian theology professor ‘asked to leave’ university after coming out as transgender 29
2:18 PM — A professor at a Christian university in California has been forced out of his position after coming out as a transgender to students in a sermon.
22nd August 2013
Scotland: Police investigation launched as trans woman barred from female toilets in shopping centre 16
4:22 PM — A police investigation has been launched as a trans woman said she was barred from the female toilets of a shopping centre in Edinburgh.
9th April 2013
Scotland: Equality Network writes to chief public prosecutor after trans man sentenced over sex ‘by fraud’ 2
2:56 PM — An LGBT rights group has written to Scotland’s chief public prosecutor over the decision to prosecute a trans man on the charge of “obtaining sexual intimacy by fraud”
3rd April 2013
US: Transgender father Thomas Beatie to challenge divorce ruling 6
11:40 AM — A transgender man whose divorce request was rejected by an Arizona judge says he will continue with his legal fight.
29th March 2013
US: Transgender man told he cannot divorce wife 27
7:52 PM — An Arizona judge has rejected a divorce petition from Thomas Beatie, a transgender father of three.
15th March 2013
US: Fraternity to donate $18,000 to charity after insurance agrees to cover trans brother’s surgery 3
6:01 PM — The trans student whose fraternity banded together to pay for his top surgery has learned that his insurance will cover the operation after all, meaning the $20,000 (£13,209) raised can go to helping other trans people in need.
12th March 2013
Scotland: Case of trans man facing jail for sex ‘by fraud’ raises concerns of Scottish Transgender Alliance 23
2:38 PM — The sentencing of Chris Wilson, a Scottish trans man who faces jail for "fraud" after he had relationships with two women without revealing his gender history, has shocked the Scottish Transgender Alliance who say the verdict will cause "fear and alarm" among the trans community.
28th February 2013
Turkish trans actor’s mother denies death threat rumours and says family supports him
5:28 PM — The family of a Turkish trans man actor, who recently came out in an interview have denied rumours that he received death threats, and said they fully support his decision for gender reassignment.
26th February 2013
US: College fraternity campaigns to raise money for trans brother’s surgery 7
6:40 PM — A college fraternity in the US has defied the macho and unaccepting "frat boy" stereotype by campaigning to raise $4,800 for a transgender member's surgery.
25th February 2013
Turkish actor: ‘Gender reassignment was my choice and now I’m free’ 24
3:35 PM — A Turkish trans man actor has come out, discussing his decision to undergo gender reassignment surgery and his experiences prior, saying that he now feels "free" and like he has been "born again".
12th February 2013
Terrence Higgins Trust launches extensive online trans health service
5:09 PM — UK HIV and sexual health charity, the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), announces its launch of a new health and wellbeing advice service for transgender people.