Mario producer: Toad ‘doesn’t have a gender’
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
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 41
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 4
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
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.
19th November 2014
Islington Council to fly transgender flag for Day of Remembrance tomorrow 5
4:30 PM — Islington Council will fly a transgender flag from the top of town hall tomorrow, to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
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
UK: Man ordered to stand trial after allegedly abusing trans woman in supermarket
1:19 PM — A 36-year-old man in Somerset was ordered to stand trial after allegedly abusing and misgendering a trans woman in a supermarket.
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
The church that banned tight trousers, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:13 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
OKCupid begins rolling out new sexuality and gender options 21
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.
13th November 2014
UK: Family accused of forcing daughter out of company for being transgender
1:44 PM — A Lancashire transgender woman is suing her parents and brother claiming she was forced out of the family business due to her gender identity.
Canada: Vancouver School Board taken to court for gender-neutral pronoun policy 22
12:01 PM — The Vancouver School Board has been taken to court by angered parents petitioning to quash a policy which provides more support to transgender students.
12th November 2014
Children’s channel CBBC to broadcast film about transgender boy 33
2:29 PM — CBBC will broadcast a feature about a transgender boy next week for the first time ever.
Georgia: Transgender woman found dead after fire in locked apartment 1
2:02 PM — Police in Tbilisi, Georgia are investigating the suspected murder of a 25-year-old transgender woman after her body was found in a locked and burned down apartment.
Vigils to be held across the world next week for transgender murder victims 8
1:59 PM — Events will be held around the world next week to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
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.
10th November 2014
New York City to decide on easing requirements for birth certificate gender changes 1
4:00 PM — The New York City Council's Health Committee has scheduled a hearing on plans to eliminate the need for gender-reassignment surgery in order to change an individual's gender on documents and birth certificates.