14th September 2014
India: Government objects to Supreme Court ruling creating legal third gender 2
1:12 PM — The Indian government has filed an objection to a court ruling legally recognising a third gender.
New York: Radio hosts fired for calling trans people ‘nut jobs’ return to airwaves 8
11:41 AM — A pair of radio hosts who were fired for making transphobic comments have been given a new show just four months later.
12th September 2014
Drag queens condemn Facebook for ‘real name’ crackdown 13
6:56 PM — Facebook has been condemned by a number of drag queens for banning users who don't use their real name on their profiles.
7th September 2014
Kellie Maloney evicted from Celebrity Big Brother 23
4:06 PM — Kellie Maloney has been evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother house.
US: Transgender woman murdered in Memphis 7
3:27 PM — A transgender woman has been found murdered in Memphis, Tennessee.
5th September 2014
Human Rights Campaign boss: We are sorry for failing the trans community 9
7:38 PM — The President of the Human Rights Campaign has apologised for his group's previous lack of integration with the trans community.
Watch: Against Me! singer to star in ‘True Trans’ documentary series 2
4:02 PM — The lead singer of Against Me! is to appear in a documentary about her transition to female.
4th September 2014
Ecuador recognises same-sex unions on national ID cards 4
8:48 AM — Same-sex couples in Ecuador have taken another step toward equality, as civil unions will now be included on national identification cards.
3rd September 2014
Laverne Cox joins MTV lesbian comedy ‘Faking It’ 2
1:36 PM — Laverne Cox has signed up to the second season of lesbian comedy series Faking It.
2nd September 2014
Comment: Imagining a trans-inclusive Stonewall 3
11:24 AM — Ruth Pearce reflects on attending the first meeting between Stonewall and trans people which took place on Saturday, and is party of a consultation process on whether the charity will begin to lobby on trans issues.
Kellie Maloney is ‘much nicer’ after coming out as trans, says her daughter 12
10:35 AM — Famed boxing promoter Kellie Maloney is "much nicer" following her coming out, her daughter has said, commending her bravery.
1st September 2014
US: Gender non-conforming teen to sue DMV after being told to ‘look like a boy’ for license photo 72
7:36 PM — A gender non-conforming teen applying who was told to "look more like a boy” for their driver's license photo plans to file a federal lawsuit.
Video: Stonewall holds historic first meeting with trans activists 16
7:27 PM — LGB rights charity Stonewall held a historic first meeting with people from the transgender community last weekend.
Denmark: Landmark gender recognition law comes into effect 2
5:34 PM — A Danish law that makes it easier for transgender people to have their gender legally recognised has come into effect, but has caused controversy among trans activists.
US: Pennsylvania transgender teen takes own life 34
4:05 PM — A 17-year-old transgender boy in Pennsylvania has taken his own life.
30th August 2014
Video: Trailer released for Amazon’s transgender drama series 4
5:12 PM — A trailer has been released for Amazon's new trans-based drama series, Transparent.
29th August 2014
Facebook introduces gender-neutral family options 4
4:18 PM — Facebook has begun to roll out options for gender-neutral family relationships.
28th August 2014
US: Laverne Cox apologises for reading letter by a trans inmate convicted of rape 24
10:24 PM — Actress and activist Laverne Cox recently apologised for participating in a video in which she read a letter by convicted rapist Synthia China Blast.
Stonewall to begin three-month consultation period on trans issues 6
1:31 PM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall England and Wales will this weekend begin a three-month long consultation period around trans issues, and how best to work with the trans community.
27th August 2014
US: Transgender woman concedes Oklahoma House District 88 4
8:36 PM — Retired Oklahoma City police officer and US Army veteran Paula Sophia conceded the race for District 88 in Oklahoma’s House of Representatives. An out transgendered woman Sophia trailed Jason Dunnington by 22 votes.