9th January 2015
Jerry Springer: My show isn’t transphobic, people just behave badly 3
2:36 PM — Jerry Springer has denied claims that his talk show exploits vulnerable transgender people.
Russia bans transgender people from driving 25
11:48 AM — Russia has enacted new rules banning transgender people from obtaining driver's licenses.
8th January 2015
American Idol contestant comes out as trans
2:17 PM — Season 12 American Idol consetant Jaidah Christina Davila has come out as a trans woman.
Calls for gender recognition in Gibraltar
1:43 PM — Gibraltar's Equality Rights Group have called on the government to provide rights for trans people.
US writer blames Leelah Alcorn’s suicide on demonic possession 11
1:13 PM — Conservative Christian writer Gina Miller has blamed the suicide of Leelah Alcorn on demon possession.
5th January 2015
Meet India’s first ever out transgender mayor 3
9:39 AM — For the first time a transgender candidate has won a mayoral election in India.
4th January 2015
Photos: London vigil for transgender teen Leelah Alcorn 12
5:24 PM — A vigil was held in Trafalgar Square for transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, who took her own life last week.
US: 74-year-old veteran is first to receive gender surgery on Medicare
4:00 PM — A 74-year-old transgender Army veteran has become the first person to receive gender reassignment surgery on a government Medicare plan.
My Chemical Romance guitarist dedicates song to transgender teen Leelah Acorn 3
3:35 PM — The lead guitarist of My Chemical Romance has dedicated a song to the memory of teenager Leelah Alcorn, after she took her own life.
3rd January 2015
Leelah Alcorn’s blog and suicide note deleted from Tumblr 15
4:17 PM — The blog of transgender teenager Leelah Alcorn has been deleted - removing a suicide note that she had left on the website.
Transgender Labour candidate Emily Brothers reveals past suicide attempt 3
11:51 AM — Labour candidate Emily Brothers has revealed that she once attempted to take her own life because of her gender.
2nd January 2015
Leelah Alcorn’s mother refuses to use female pronouns: ‘He was a good boy’ 74
10:59 AM — Despite Leelah Alcorn's tragic suicide, her mother continues to refuse to use appropriate pronouns in an interview, saying: "We don't support that."
1st January 2015
Over 50,000 sign petition to have Leelah Alcorn’s correct name on tombstone 19
3:16 PM — A petition with over 50,000 signatures has been started to have trans teenager Leelah Alcorn's correct name displayed on her tombstone.
Dan Savage: Leelah Alcorn’s parents should be prosecuted for her suicide 102
12:40 PM — Gay activist Dan Savage has called for the parents of transgender teenager Leelah Alcorn, who killed herself, should be prosecuted.
31st December 2014
The UK’s first serving transgender vicar dies aged 60 3
1:36 PM — Reverend Carol Stone, the first serving Church of England transgender priest, has died from cancer at the age of 60.
30th December 2014
Trans teen publishes heartbreaking suicide note: ‘This life isn’t worth living’ 79
6:35 PM — A trans teenager from the US state of Ohio has published a heart-wrenching suicide note online before taking her own life.
26th December 2014
UK: Transphobic crimes soared in 2014 11
1:37 PM — Transgender hate crimes increased substantially this year, figures show.
24th December 2014
Transgender activist Janet Mock announces engagement, launches TV show 1
11:28 AM — Transgender activist Janet Mock - who just landed a new TV show with MSNBC - has also revealed her engagement.
22nd December 2014
US: Police department apologises for transphobic tweet 1
4:15 PM — A police department in the US has apologised after being accused of tweeting a transphobic message.
Gender-bending fairy doll sparks outrage in Argentina 25
1:00 PM — A fairy doll that has a female body with male genitalia has sparked outrage in Argentina.