15th November 2014
Watch: Trans MMA fighter destroys claims she has an ‘unfair advantage’ in sport 4
7:17 PM — Transgender Mixed Martial Arts fighter Fallon Fox has rebuffed claims she has an 'unfair advantage' in her sport.
13th November 2014
UK: Family accused of forcing daughter out of company for being transgender
1:44 PM — A Lancashire transgender woman is suing her parents and brother claiming she was forced out of the family business due to her gender identity.
Canada: Vancouver School Board taken to court for gender-neutral pronoun policy 22
12:01 PM — The Vancouver School Board has been taken to court by angered parents petitioning to quash a policy which provides more support to transgender students.
12th November 2014
Children’s channel CBBC to broadcast film about transgender boy 34
2:29 PM — CBBC will broadcast a feature about a transgender boy next week for the first time ever.
Georgia: Transgender woman found dead after fire in locked apartment 1
2:02 PM — Police in Tbilisi, Georgia are investigating the suspected murder of a 25-year-old transgender woman after her body was found in a locked and burned down apartment.
Vigils to be held across the world next week for transgender murder victims 8
1:59 PM — Events will be held around the world next week to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
11th November 2014
Bangladesh: Lawmakers demand more rights for third gender hijra groups 2
10:47 AM — Lawmakers in Bangladesh have called for more rights for hijra groups, following the marking of one year since the government recognised them as a third gender.
10th November 2014
New York City to decide on easing requirements for birth certificate gender changes 1
4:00 PM — The New York City Council's Health Committee has scheduled a hearing on plans to eliminate the need for gender-reassignment surgery in order to change an individual's gender on documents and birth certificates.
Bangladesh: Third gender hijra groups hold country’s first ever Pride march
2:30 PM — At least 1,000 transgender hijras led Bangladesh's first ever Pride march on Monday, marking one year since the government recognised them as a third gender.
US: Man arrested over vicious attack on Ohio trans activist 3
12:33 PM — One man has been arrested over a brutal assault which left an Ohio trans woman with her jaw shattered.
Venezuelan woman takes home crown at world transgender pageant 5
12:08 PM — A 22-year-old Venezuelan woman has taken home the crown in the world's biggest beauty pageant for trans women.
Malaysia: Deputy Prime Minister calls for review of pro-trans ‘cross-dressing’ ruling 3
11:31 AM — Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister has called for a review of last week's landmark ruling against an Islamic law that prohibits “cross-dressing.”
7th November 2014
Trans model Lea T becomes the new face of Redken 4
5:35 PM — Openly trans model and LGBT rights activist Lea T has become the new face of premium haircare line Redken.
US: Trans woman hospitalised after punched and kicked to near death 9
12:49 PM — A trans woman from Ohio had to have two life-saving surgeries after she was attacked in broad daylight this week by at least three men.
Malaysia: Three transgender women win landmark appeal to scrap ban on ‘cross-dressing’ 3
10:48 AM — Three transgender women in Malaysia have won their case against an Islamic law that prohibits "cross-dressing."
5th November 2014
Les Miserables actor Eddie Redmayne meeting with trans women to prepare for his new role 7
3:16 PM — British actor Eddie Redmayne has met with and spoken to members of the trans community to prepare for his role in an adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel The Danish Girl.
3rd November 2014
Duck Dynasty star: I promise not to break into women’s toilets and watch them pee 26
8:02 PM — Anti-gay Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has promised to not spy on women in bathrooms, in a bizarre speech to a homophobic rally.
Elle Fanning cast as trans boy in new film 18
1:42 PM — Elle Fanning has been cast as a transgender teenage boy in a new film.
Ireland: Trans woman awarded compensation after 17-year gender recognition legal battle 4
11:32 AM — A transgender women has been awarded €50,000 (£39,000) in compensation, after settling a battle for gender recognition with the Irish government.
1st November 2014
Funeral held for transgender woman murdered by husband in Australia 4
5:41 PM — An Indonesian transgender woman who was brutally murdered and dismembered by her own husband has finally been laid to rest.