12th December 2014
Sun columnist apologises for ‘joke’ about blind transgender Labour candidate 13
12:46 PM — Sun columnist Rod Liddle has apologised for asking how a blind, trans Labour Parliamentary Candidate knew "she was the wrong sex".
EU report: Nearly half of trans people face repeated violence 3
11:42 AM — The EU has published a report uncovering some shocking statistics about the levels of transphobia in member states.
11th December 2014
The Sun on blind, trans Labour candidate: ‘How did she know she was the wrong sex?’ 31
4:53 PM — Writing in the Sun newspaper, Rod Liddle has asked how a blind, trans Labour Parliamentary Candidate knew "she was the wrong sex".
10th December 2014
Exeter pensioner mistakenly sent confidential details of transgender NHS patients 3
5:59 PM — A pensioner from Exeter is receiving dozens of confidential letters meant for an NHS clinic that helps trans people.
Virginia school board votes against trans students bathroom rights 12
2:28 PM — A US school board has voted to ban trans students from using the appropriate toilets and changing rooms.
9th December 2014
Ed Miliband welcomes first trans Parliamentary candidate 1
3:33 PM — The leader of the Labour Party Ed Miliband has tweeted his support for a Parliamentary Candidate standing for the party, who came out as transgender in an interview on PinkNews today.
New York allows trans people to change their birth certificate without surgery 1
12:36 PM — New York City Council has passed a bill allowing trans people to change the gender on their birth certificate without providing proof of surgery.
Interview: Labour Parliamentary Candidate Emily Brothers comes out as transgender 4
12:29 PM — PinkNews talks to Emily Brothers, the first openly transgender Parliamentary Candidate to come out of their own accord and stand for one of the major political parties in the UK.
EXCLUSIVE: Labour Parliamentary Candidate comes out as transgender 17
12:01 AM — PinkNews Exclusive In a rare move, a British Parliamentary Candidate has come out as transgender, in an interview with PinkNews.
8th December 2014
Bioware writer: I wanted to include a trans character who is not ‘a monster or a joke’ 21
11:12 AM — Dragon Age: Inquisition writer Patrick Weekes has discussed the challenges of creating a trans character for the video game.
6th December 2014
US: Transgender woman shot dead in LA ‘while knocking on door for help’ 14
11:57 AM — A transgender woman has been shot and killed in Los Angeles, while pounding on the door of a house seeking help.
5th December 2014
US: Minnesota approves transgender sport policy despite hate group’s ad campaign 3
5:15 PM — Minnesota's high school sports body has passed a transgender-friendly policy, despite a campaign against it.
4th December 2014
Mother of trans teen: I felt I had to publicly show my son I support him 100% 4
1:29 PM — A mother who posted a heartwarming 'retraction' of the announcement of the birth of their child after he came out as trans, has spoken out to say she felt she had to show that she supports him 100%.
New gender recognition rules to begin on 10 December 6
1:22 PM — The gender recognition provisions of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act come into force on December 10th in England and Wales.
3rd December 2014
US: Trans veterans have gender and name information updated on discharge documents 2
3:17 PM — Two trans US veterans have had their names and genders updated on their discharge documents for the first time.
2nd December 2014
Family writes heartwarming retraction to announce birth of their trans son 14
2:27 PM — A family in Australia has written a retraction of the announcement of the birth of their trans son, after he transitioned and underwent gender reassignment.
30th November 2014
Canadian MP: Government ‘trying to kill’ transgender rights bill 12
11:59 AM — Canada's much-delayed transgender hate crime bill has been stalled yet again, after being bumped off a committee's agenda.
28th November 2014
Jersey: Same-sex marriage bill won’t include ‘spousal veto’ for trans people 4
7:59 PM — Jersey's planned equal marriage bill will exclude a controversial 'spousal veto' clause, which can stop trans people gaining legal gender recognition.
25th November 2014
FA launches new guidelines for trans players
11:49 AM — The FA has launched a new policy on transgender people playing football.
24th November 2014
US: Trans woman to appeal against ‘manifesting prostitution’ charge 2
5:05 PM — A Phoenix trans woman who has found support from TV star Laverne Cox, has said she will appeal against a prostitution-related charge she was found guilty of earlier this year.