21st August 2014
US: New York governor pushes for state to outlaw trans discrimination 2
10:35 PM — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing for the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people.
US: Anonymous Capitol Hill staffer makes transphobic edits to Wikipedia articles 1
8:19 PM — An anonymous user with an IP address from the US House of Representatives repeatedly made transphobic edits to Wikipedia articles over past days before being banned by the site.
US: Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival defends “womyn born womyn” intention 12
6:03 PM — The Michigan Womyn's Music Festival has released a list of demands in response to criticism that the event is transphobic due to its “womyn born womyn” policy.
BBC2 commissions first transgender sitcom 20
5:33 PM — BBC2 has commissioned the first transgender sitcom in Britain, which was selected following a talent search.
20th August 2014
US: Department of Labor issues guidelines to protect trans workers
9:13 PM — The US Department of Labor issued guidance on Tuesday, stating they will interpret gender non-discrimination laws as protecting transgender workers.
US: Trans girl allowed to return to school, despite being previously told she could not 1
5:44 PM — A 13-year-old transgender girl has been allowed to return to school after being previously told she was banned unless she dressed as a boy.
US reality star: Trans people ‘endanger’ children 19
4:11 PM — A US reality star has voiced her opposition to a bill that would grant trans people more rights.
Kellie Maloney donating ‘significant portion’ of Big Brother fee to trans support group 32
12:00 PM — Kellie Maloney will donate a "significant portion" of her Celebrity Big Brother fee to a transgender support group, it has been revealed.
18th August 2014
Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney joins Celebrity Big Brother house 63
9:56 PM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has entered the Celebrity Big Brother house.
17th August 2014
US: 13-year-old trans girl banned from school unless she dresses as boy 49
5:59 PM — A 13-year-old transgender girl has been banned from attending her own school, unless she dresses as a boy to do so.
Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney for Celebrity Big Brother? 9
12:37 PM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has signed up to appear on Celebrity Big Brother, according to newspaper claims.
Uzo Aduba wins Emmy for lesbian Orange is the New Black character Crazy Eyes 2
11:37 AM — Actress Uzo Aduba has picked up an Emmy for playing lesbian Orange is the New Black character Crazy Eyes.
15th August 2014
US: Memorial to be held for murdered Baltimore trans woman 1
6:17 PM — A memorial will be held this weekend for one of two transgender women murdered just weeks apart in Baltimore.
Kellie Maloney: I’m not homophobic, but I don’t think same-sex couples should have children 168
4:22 PM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney says she "still" doesn't think gay couples should raise children, but denies being homophobic.
13th August 2014
Delhi University will recognise transgender students from 2015
4:31 PM — Delhi University says it will recognise transgender students for the first time.
US: Orlando outlaws discrimination againt trans people 1
2:45 PM — Orlando has extended its anti-discrimination laws to cover transgender people.
Trans boxing legend Kellie Maloney: Newspapers hounded me into coming out 24
11:13 AM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has said that she went public with her transition because newspapers had threatened to out her.
12th August 2014
US: ACLU threatens to sue US Military over Chelsea Manning’s lack of treatment
9:06 PM — The American Civil Liberties Union has sent a letter to several top military official Monday, stating they will sue the US Military if Chelsea Manning's gender dysphoria continues to go untreated.
Robin Williams’ gay and gender-defying roles 5
3:50 PM — As the world mourns the loss of actor Robin Williams, we take a look at some of his gay and gender-defying roles.
Trans boxing promoter Kellie Maloney: I might return to boxing to show everyone I can 9
11:21 AM — Legendary boxing promoter Kellie Maloney, who recently came out as a transgender woman, has said that she is considering returning to boxing.