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.
4th February 2015
First glimpse of Glee’s Coach Beiste as a trans man 1
11:12 PM — The first photograph of Coach Beiste, played by Dot Marie Jones, as a trans man has been published in the USA.
US: Transgender news reporter returns to airwaves 3
6:35 PM — A legendary Los Angeles news reporter has made history - by returning to work after transitioning to female.
Video game tournament wants to limit teams to one gay player each 9
2:28 PM — An Asian video game company has apologised - after planning to limit teams to one LGBT player each during a tournament.
Trans children’s sense of gender is indistinguishable from cis children 14
2:08 PM — A study has found that trans children's sense of their gender is as firmly held as other children's.
2nd February 2015
Photo: First look at BBC’s transgender sitcom 1
5:51 PM — The BBC has revealed details about a new transgender-focussed sitcom, Boy Meets Girl.
Transparent creator apologises for ‘joke’ about Bruce Jenner 12
12:50 PM — Transparent creator Jill Soloway has apologised for posting a joke about former Olympian Bruce Jenner - amid reports that the star will come out as transgender.
1st February 2015
New York pastor: Justin Bieber is transgender 85
2:30 PM — A New York pastor has claimed that pop singer Justin Bieber is actually transgender, and regrets "cutting off" his breasts.
Poland: Transgender politician to run for President 15
12:46 PM — Poland's first openly transgender lawmaker reportedly plans to run for President.
30th January 2015
FA bans footballer for two matches over ‘game’ to guess whether women have penises 7
4:50 PM — Footballer Robert Huth has been suspended for two matches by the FA following a controversy after he engaged with a Twitter account asking followers to guess whether women had penises or not.
Trans women banned from playing in Vietnamese football tournament 19
11:33 AM — Transgender women have been banned from participating in the National Women's Football Championship in Vietnam.
28th January 2015
New film about transgender prostitutes was filmed entirely on iPhones 1
3:38 PM — A new film has screened that tells the story of two transgender prostitutes - and it was filmed entirely on iPhones.
Swedish swimming pool opens gender neutral changing rooms 12
1:41 PM — A swimming pool has opened in Sweden that is specially designed to cater for the LGBT community.
Germaine Greer: I don’t believe in transphobia 1313
12:23 PM — Germaine Greer has claimed that transgender women aren't women, because they don't know what it's like to have a "smelly vagina".
Selfridges adopts gender-neutral labels 36
10:36 AM — High-end department store Selfridges, has announced that it will do away with men's and women's sections, and will stock only gender-neutral clothing.
27th January 2015
Green Party leader ‘disappointed’ by candidate’s comments about trans people 27
5:49 PM — Green Party leader Natalie Bennett has apologised, after Green candidate Rupert Read made controversial comments about transgender women.
Bank ordered to pay compensation after mistaking trans woman for ‘fraud’ 13
11:21 AM — The Financial Ombudsman Service has ordered a bank to pay compensation, after a trans woman was blocked from her account because she has a deep voice.
Pope meets with transgender man 12
10:47 AM — The Pope has reportedly granted a private audience to a transgender man.
24th January 2015
Q&A: Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt answers readers’ questions 84
8:00 PM — Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt has answered a series of questions posed by PinkNews readers.
23rd January 2015
Transgender worker ‘sacked’ for using female toilets 15
2:56 PM — A trans woman has alleged she was sacked by an employer because she refused to stop using the women's toilets.