27th October 2014
Philippines: US marine charged with murder of trans woman claims ‘no probable cause’ 3
12:19 PM — A US marine formally accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines said there was no basis to charge him, his lawyer told state prosecutors on Monday.
Australian newspaper makes second apology attempt after calling murdered trans woman ‘she-male’ 9
11:21 AM — A newspaper in Australia which came under heavy criticism for describing the transgender victim of a brutal murder as “she-male” has once again attempted to apologise.
26th October 2014
Fiancé of murdered Filipino trans woman ‘rushed to hospital’ 3
5:55 PM — The German fiancé of a transgender woman who was murdered in the Philippines has reportedly been rushed to hospital.
24th October 2014
US: Trans veteran wins landmark discrimination case against Army 1
6:44 PM — A transgender woman who was a civilian Army employee has won a historic court battle over discrimination claims.
Stonewall launches ‘Some People Are Trans’ t-shirt campaign 8
4:37 PM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall has in a new move launched a new campaign of t-shirts sporting the phrase: "Some People Are Trans, Get Over It!".
Philippines: Activists to hold ‘Day of Outrage’ over murder of trans woman Jennifer Laude
12:23 PM — Activists in the Philippines say the media attention of Jennifer Laude's murder signals "a slow movement towards bringing transgender issues to the mainstream," and are set to campaign today to push for justice.
23rd October 2014
Candlelight vigil held in US for murdered Filipino trans woman Jennifer Laude 1
11:04 AM — A candlelight vigil was held in San Francisco recently calling for justice over the Filipino trans woman Jennifer Laude, who is believed to have been murdered by a US marine.
22nd October 2014
Philippines: US marine charged with murder ‘unaware’ victim was trans 32
5:28 PM — A US marine formally charged with murder was initially "unaware" she was trans, a witness has told the Senate.
Annie Lennox: I am so happy transgender people can come out the shadows 1
1:56 PM — Annie Lennox has hailed growing acceptance of transgender people, allowing them to come out of the shadows.
Philippines: US marine accused of trans woman’s murder moved to Filipino headquarters
11:47 AM — The US marine formally charged with the murder of a trans woman has been moved to the Philippines' military headquarters, although still remains under United States custody.
21st October 2014
Philippines: US marine accused of trans woman’s murder fails to appear for investigation 7
2:49 PM — The Department of Foreign Affairs in the Philippines has said it is "disappointed" the US marine formally charged with the murder of a trans woman had failed to appear for today's preliminary investigation.
Philippines: German fiancé of murdered trans woman urges suspect US marine to face investigation 1
12:27 PM — The German fiancé of a murdered transgender woman has called on the formally charged US marine to face the investigation on the killing.
Trans military personnel from 18 countries gather to end US military ban 4
11:13 AM — Transgender military personnel from 18 countries across the world gathered on Monday to discuss whether the US military could join them.
20th October 2014
Nancy Pelosi: Trans people shouldn’t be banned from serving in military 1
6:02 PM — Democrat Nancy Pelosi has called for the US military to reform regulations which ban transgender people from serving openly.
Philippines: Mother of murdered trans woman vows to forgive charged US marine if he confesses 1
5:26 PM — The mother of a murdered transgender woman has said she is willing to forgive the US marine accused of killing her daughter, but pledged to continue to fight for justice.
Philippines: Four witnesses to US marine charged with murder of trans woman leave country 3
12:10 PM — The four US witnesses to an American marine charged with the alleged murder of a transgender woman have now left the country, it has been reported.
19th October 2014
Jenny McCarthy: I feel transgender inside, and I hope my son’s gay so he can do my hair 17
3:56 PM — Former Playboy Bunny Jenny McCarthy has claimed she feels transgender because she's "like one of the guys".
18th October 2014
Philippines: US ‘will ensure justice is served’ after Marine charged with murder of trans woman 1
11:54 AM — The US Military says it will comply with a subpoena, after a Marine was charged with the murder of a transgender woman.
17th October 2014
Laverne Cox praises ‘Transparent’ creator for hiring trans writer 2
5:29 PM — Laverne Cox has praised the creator of drama series Transparent, for pledging to recruit a transgender writer for the show’s second season.
Former Glee star: My soul is male, but I’m not transitioning 14
3:15 PM — Former Glee actress Charice Pempengco has said she considers her "soul" to be male - but isn't transgender.