27th January 2015
Bank ordered to pay compensation after mistaking trans woman for ‘fraud’ 12
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.
Green Party LGBTIQ group condemns candidate after transgender row 93
12:52 PM — The Green Party's LGBTIQ group has spoken out against one of the party's candidates, after he made a number of controversial comments about trans people.
Amazon makes all ‘Transparent’ episodes free for one day only
11:22 AM — Amazon Prime is to make all episodes of its hit series 'Transparent' free for one day only.
22nd January 2015
Sacked trans police officer sues US city 3
10:54 AM — Trans woman Francesca Quaranta is suing a Connecticut city for firing her after she came out as trans.
21st January 2015
Actor tells Indian trans community: ‘Don’t get offended’
4:36 PM — An transgender actor from controversial Tamil film 'I' has spoken out, telling trans protesters to not be offended.
Obama changed LGBT awareness by saying just three words 6
8:22 AM — US President Barack Obama has marked the end of an exceptional 12 months for global LGBT awareness by becoming the first president to explicitly use the term in the State of the Union address.
19th January 2015
Israel to permit trans people to legally change gender without surgery 17
7:42 PM — Israel is to re-draft its recognition laws, so trans people will no longer be forced to undergo surgery to legally change their gender.
Turkey’s first ever sheltered housing for trans women opens
4:07 PM — Turkey's first ever sheltered housing project for transgender women has opened in Istanbul.
British Army officer: I was ‘living an act’ before coming out as trans 7
12:59 PM — An officer in the British Army has opened up about being transgender.
18th January 2015
Russell Brand attacks ‘dystopian’ bullying of Bruce Jenner over gender speculation 1
5:58 PM — Russell Brand has laid into media outlets including TMZ for speculating about the gender of former Olympian Bruce Jenner.
17th January 2015
WATCH: Glee character comes out as transgender 2
1:38 PM — Warning: This article contains spoilers. A character on musical TV show 'Glee' has surprised fans by coming out as a transgender man.
16th January 2015
Magazine condemned for photoshopped picture of Bruce Jenner as trans woman
7:17 PM — A magazine has come under fire for altering a picture of Bruce Jenner - after rumours the athlete is transgender.
15th January 2015
Serbian officer forced to retire after coming out as transgender 1
11:19 AM — An activist group in Serbian has submitted a complaint after it says a transgender veteran officer in the country's military was forcibly retired after coming out as transgender.
14th January 2015
Kellie Maloney to undergo gender reassignment surgery 4
6:10 PM — Former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has announced that she has been given the go ahead by her doctor to have gender reassignment surgery.
Leelah Alcorn’s parents banned her best friend from her funeral 42
1:35 PM — The best friend of trans teen Leelah Alcorn who killed herself last month, has spoken out to say she was banned from attending the funeral.
Trans group reaches out to man who attacked trans woman 3
12:32 PM — A Liverpool organisation for trans people has offered to speak with a man recently jailed for attacking a trans woman.
12th January 2015
Channel 4: Six percent of employees must be LGBT 35
4:37 PM — Channel 4 has set tough new diversity targets, which require six percent of employees to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender by the year 2020.