16th October 2014
Global Radio: Gender reassignment ‘not suitable’ for on-air discussion 51
2:16 PM — Radio DJ Stephanie Hirst was told by her employers it was not in her "best interests" to undergo gender confirmation treatment and stay on-air, it’s been revealed.
Philippines: German fiance of murdered trans woman blasts convicted US marine 2
11:51 AM — The German fiancé of a murdered transgender woman has condemned the "animalistic bestiality" of the formally charged US marine responsible.
15th October 2014
Philippines: US marine charged with murder of transgender woman 25
6:16 PM — A US Marine has been charged with the murder of a Filipino transgender woman in Olongapo.
Yorkshire radio fans call for return of transgender breakfast host
4:51 PM — A campaign has been set up to return former Capital FM host Stephanie Hirst to the airwaves, after she came out as transgender.
India: Delhi schools become 25% trans inclusive
4:26 PM — 25% of reservations in schools will be allocated to transgender students in Delhi
Philippines: ‘Heavier penalties’ for hate crimes following murder of trans woman 2
3:14 PM — The Philippines is pushing for heavier penalties over hate crimes following the murder of a transgender woman.
US: New York trans woman ‘in critical condition’ after brutal assault 5
2:01 PM — A transgender woman is in critical condition, after she was savagely beaten in New York this week.
Philippines: Activists burn US flag in custody demand for marine suspected of murdering trans woman 10
11:41 AM — Dozens of protesters burned the US flag on Tuesday night outside the US embassy, demanding Washington hand over a marine suspected of the murder of a transgender woman.
14th October 2014
Australia: TV station defends live transphobic tweets as ‘appropriate for broadcast’ 5
3:42 PM — An Australian television station has defended itself from backlash after it aired transphobic tweets on a Q&A panel show.
Sarah Silverman denies that ‘sex-change’ pay inequality video is transphobic 89
3:22 PM — Comedian Sarah Silverman has denied that a video as part of a campaign against gender pay inequality, in which she said she would get a "sex change" to earn as much as men do, was "transphobic".
13th October 2014
Transparent creator: I will recruit a transgender writer for second season 5
7:20 PM — The creator of Amazon comedy-drama series Transparent has pledged to recruit a transgender writer for the show's second season.
Philippines: Activists call for custody of US marine suspected of murdering trans woman 6
4:44 PM — Political and gender equality activists have called on the Philippine government to take into custody a US marine has suspected of the murder of a transgender woman found in the city of Olongapo.
Against Me! singer: Coming out to bandmates as trans ‘like drop-kicking them’
4:23 PM — Laura Jane Grace, the singer of Against Me!, has opened up about coming out as transgender to her band.
81-year-old woman becomes oldest person to have gender reassignment surgery 9
11:38 AM — An 81-year-old transgender woman has become the oldest person in the UK to undergo gender reassignment surgery.
Philippines: US marine detained over murder of trans woman in Olongapo 10
10:57 AM — A US marine has been detained over the murder of a transgender woman found in the city of Olongapo.
12th October 2014
Philippines: Trans woman found murdered in Olongapo 9
3:10 PM — A transgender woman has been found murdered in the city of Olongapo.
Chris Moyles congratulates transgender radio host on coming out 3
1:25 PM — Former Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles has congratulated a local radio presenter who came out on air as transgender yesterday.
Listen: Yorkshire radio host comes out as transgender 5
11:35 AM — A local Yorkshire radio host has announced on air her transition to female.
10th October 2014
Trans prison project champion wins civil service diversity award 1
6:06 PM — A project run by an HM Prison Service civil servant, Sharon Drewell won the award for ‘Leading, Championing and Role Modelling’ for making a “massive difference” to transgender prisoners lives. The Civil Service held its eighth Diversity and Equality award ceremony today at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). There were 153 strong nominations in 6 […]
Against Me! singer debuts transgender documentary series
5:56 PM — Against Me! singer Laura Jane Grace has launched an online web documentary about her transition to female.