EastEnders to introduce first transgender character 11
11:38 AM — EastEnders is set to introduce the first major transgender character in the soap's history.
28th February 2015
CBB star Kellie Maloney: I wanted to transition quietly 23
4:16 PM — Kellie Maloney has claimed she wanted to transition "very quietly" - despite signing up to appear on Celebrity Big Brother.
27th February 2015
General Medical Council drops case against transgender doctor 6
8:14 PM — A doctor who provided specialist healthcare for trans people has been cleared of wrongdoing by the General Medical Council.
First look at Eddie Redmayne as a trans woman 40
4:20 PM — The first picture has been released of Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne as trans woman Lili Ebe.
Facebook introduces ‘infinite’ gender options 4
12:05 PM — Facebook has rolled out an update allowing users to choose from an infinite number of gender options.
26th February 2015
Texas bill would make it a crime NOT to discriminate against trans people 212
3:03 PM — Texas State Representative Debbie Riddle has proposed a bill that would make it illegal to allow a trans person to use the correct toilet.
25th February 2015
Anti-gay Alabama justice thinks bisexuals need four-person marriages 35
5:52 PM — Alabama's Chief Justice Roy Moore has claimed that if two bisexuals or trans people wanted a marriage, it would have to involve four people.
23rd February 2015
Stag attack victim Dr Kate Stone appointed to press regulator’s code committee 6
3:54 PM — An academic who took action after a number of newspapers identified her as transgender has been appointed to the press regulator's editors' code committee.
Watch: This is what trans people are forced to go through in 34 European countries 19
3:20 PM — A video has been released showing some of the hurdles trans people to go through to gain access to legal gender recognition.
US: New Defence Secretary backs calls to end ban on trans people in the military
11:39 AM — The new US Defence Secretary has voiced support for calls to end the ban on transgender people serving in the military.
Not guilty plea entered for US marine charged for murder of trans woman 1
8:25 AM — A not guilty plea has been entered in the Philippines on behalf of the US marine charged with the murder of a transgender woman.
22nd February 2015
The gayest day ever, and 6 other stories you might have missed 1
8:04 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
21st February 2015
Lawmaker speaks out for his transgender granddaughter’s rights 1
6:34 PM — A prominent lawmaker has revealed that he has a transgender granddaughter, while speaking out in favour of trans rights.
Pope compares transgender people to nuclear weapons 97
11:39 AM — The Pope has compared the threat of transgender people to nuclear weapons.
20th February 2015
NHS England: Trans people shouldn’t wait longer than 18 weeks for treatment 30
12:39 PM — NHS England has affirmed the rights of trans people to be treated within 18 weeks of referral - despite growing backlogs in the system leaving some waiting years.
19th February 2015
Trans model recreates THAT naked Adam Levine photo 42
3:16 PM — A transgender model has recreated a famed (almost) naked photo of Maroon 5's Adam Levine.
17th February 2015
Italian university to give trans students option of ‘aliases’ to protect privacy 1
3:57 PM — An Italian university has announced that it plans to give transgender students the option of using an online 'alias' to borrow books from the library or register for exams.
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
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.