21st April 2015
This trans man was stripped naked and spat on in public 12
9:38 AM — This trans man has spoken out about having been stripped naked and spat on in public, but says it gave him the motivatio nhe needed to campaign for trans rights.
17th April 2015
Malawi’s new anti-LGBT law comes into effect 4
5:16 PM — The 'Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations Law' came into effect today, and will impact LGBT Malawians.
Ontario parents protest inclusive sex education 12
1:16 PM — Out gay Premier of Ontario says protests are motivated by homophobia.
16th April 2015
Texas Republicans scrap bill that banned trans students from using toilets at school 3
6:36 PM — A bill that would have banned transgender people from using toilets in Texas schools has been withdrawn by the House State Affairs Committee.
Community calls for new probe into ‘unsolved’ death of trans woman 1
12:53 PM — Activists are calling for a renewed investigation into the death of a trans woman - whose death remains unexplained 13 years later.
15th April 2015
Will Aydian Dowling be the first out trans cover model for Men’s Health? 5
9:10 AM — Bodybuilder and model Aydian Ethan Dowling may become the first out trans man to grace the cover of Men's Health magazine.
13th April 2015
Blind transgender candidate ‘harassed by Lib Dems’ at Nick Clegg protest 28
8:03 PM — Liberal Democrat activists have been urged to apologise - after attempting to block a blind, transgender Labour candidate from their leader during a protest.
12th April 2015
Boy George praises ‘very brave’ Bruce Jenner ahead of interview
12:10 PM — Boy George has spoken out to praise Bruce Jenner - who is set to make a personal revelation in an interview later this month.
11th April 2015
Openly trans soldier serving in US Army despite ban 3
5:14 PM — A transgender soldier has spoken up about continuing to serve in the US military - despite a blanket ban on trans service personnel.
10th April 2015
WATCH: Trailer released for ‘far-ranging’ Bruce Jenner interview with Diane Sawyer
6:34 PM — The first trailer has been released for a "far-ranging" interview Bruce Jenner has recorded with Diane Sawyer, in which the former Olympian is expected to reveal that they have transitioned.
Woman’s Hour accused of ‘manufacturing debate’ over trans children 11
3:55 PM — The BBC Radio 4 program has been accused of forcing a debate on whether trans children should receive medical care.
Hilary Swank: We have ‘a long way to go’ until the end of transphobia 1
2:16 PM — Oscar winner Hilary Swank has said she thinks the is "a long way to go" until transphobia is wiped out.
9th April 2015
The White House now has a gender-neutral bathroom 17
4:07 PM — In a symbol of solidarity with the LGBT community, the Obama administration has unveiled a gender-neutral bathroom within the White House.
7th April 2015
Positive reception for Louis Theroux documentary ‘Transgender Kids’ 1
6:10 PM — A Louis Theroux documentary looking at the growing number of young transgender people has been broadly positively received.
Police appeal for help after trans woman murdered in London
3:27 PM — Police have appealed for help after a 33-year-old trans woman was murdered in London.
6th April 2015
ABC News confirms ‘far-ranging’ interview with Bruce Jenner to air later this month 2
7:04 PM — ABC News has confirmed it is planning to air a "far-ranging" interview with Bruce Jenner - in which the former Olympian is widely expected to come out as transgender.
31st March 2015
Dana International and Conchita Wurst make Eurovision history 3
11:52 PM — Ground-breaking Eurovision artists Dana International and Conchita Wurst have performed together for the first time.
Trans Day of Visibility: 9 awesome trans people 13
12:40 PM — To celebrate Trans Day of Visibility we look at some cool trans people who've made the news this year.
30th March 2015
All general election candidates asked to pledge support for trans rights 18
5:32 PM — All general election candidates have been asked to pledge support for trans rights.
28th March 2015
Kellie Maloney warns UKIP: Don’t become a ‘party of cavemen’ on gay rights 29
6:53 PM — Trans ex-UKIP candidate Kellie Maloney has said her party needs to "live in the real world" on LGBT issues - or it will become a "party of cavemen".