17th February 2015
Comment: Why Stonewall’s decision to lobby on trans issues was the right one 32
2:57 PM — Having been one of the first trans activists to meet with Stonewall during the charity's consultation period into lobbying on trans issues, Reubs Walsh writes for PinkNews on why the change was the right one to make.
16th February 2015
Stonewall announces it will now campaign for trans rights too 77
10:30 AM — In an historic move, equality charity Stonewall has announced that it will begin lobbying on trans issues.
15th February 2015
PM kisses drag queens, and 6 other stories you might have missed
8:19 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Mary Beard left ‘wanting to cry’ after row over trans ‘censorship’ letter 273
7:27 PM — Academic Mary Beard was left "wanting to cry" after becoming embroiled in a row over an open letter warning about the "censorship" of people's opinions about trans people.
Peter Tatchell criticised for signing letter warning of trans ‘censorship’ 473
6:04 PM — Rights activist Peter Tatchell is under fire for signing an open letter condemning the "silencing of individuals" who make controversial comments about trans people.
14th February 2015
Irish MEP: Government’s gender recognition bill is an insult to trans people 2
5:45 PM — Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan has attacked the Irish government's "disgraceful" draft gender recognition bill.
Glee features 200-member transgender choir 3
4:57 PM — Glee has featured a choir made up of over 200 real-life trans people, as part of a storyline in which a character transitions.
13th February 2015
Lib Dems select trans candidate Zoe O’Connell
5:45 PM — Trans activist Zoe O'Connell has been selected as a Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Liberal Democrats.
Trans actress to Germaine Greer: I do have a smelly vagina 162
3:10 PM — Banana actress Bethany Black has responded to Germaine Greer's comments about trans women.
US military finally gives go-ahead for Chelsea Manning gender transition 3
12:27 PM — The US military has finally approved Chelsea Manning for access to hormone therapy, according to reports.
12th February 2015
Emily Brothers calls for stronger press regulation in Cambridge Union speech 4
11:25 AM — Labour's first out trans Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Emily Brothers spoke passionately about her journey at the Cambridge Union, and told PinkNews she thought trans issues are the "new frontier of equality".
11th February 2015
US: Kansas governor removes protections for LGBT workers 23
6:20 PM — The Governor of Kansas has rescinded an order that protected LGBT workers from discrimination.
10th February 2015
WATCH: The way this family reacted to their son’s transition is inspiring 6
1:48 PM — A video has been released online documenting the beginning of an Australian family's trans son's transition to male, and their acceptance of him.
9th February 2015
Bruce Jenner speaks out after ‘devastating’ car crash
2:27 PM — Bruce Jenner has released a statement, after being involved in a car crash in which one woman died.
7th February 2015
Australia: Transgender 17-year-old allowed gender treatment without parental consent 13
5:38 PM — A 17-year-old trans boy has become the first in Australia to be allowed access to gender treatment without permission from his parents.
US: Florida bill would make it illegal for transgender people to use public toilets 35
3:12 PM — A bill has been submitted in Florida that would make it a crime for transgender people to use public toilets.
6th February 2015
Bruce Jenner’s mother confirms trans speculation 10
11:50 PM — Bruce Jenner's mother Esther, has opened up about rumours that the Olympian is to announce their transition to female.
Transgender reporter: We need Bruce Jenner to come out 5
7:17 PM — One of the only transgender reporters in the US has urged former Olympian Bruce Jenner to weigh in on rumours about their gender.
Policeman played ‘Dude Looks Like a Lady’ while questioning trans woman 3
11:49 AM — A police detective has been given a warning for playing the song 'Dude Looks Like a Lady' while interrogating a homeless transgender woman.
5th February 2015
Increase in referrals for young trans people due to ‘wider acceptance’ 3
9:56 AM — There has been a steady rise in the number of young people being referred to support services for help with transgender issues, figures from a London NHS trust show.