7th February 2015
Australia: Transgender 17-year-old allowed gender treatment without parental consent 15
5:38 PM — A 17-year-old trans boy has become the first in Australia to be allowed access to gender treatment without permission from his parents.
US: Florida bill would make it illegal for transgender people to use public toilets 35
3:12 PM — A bill has been submitted in Florida that would make it a crime for transgender people to use public toilets.
6th February 2015
Bruce Jenner’s mother confirms trans speculation 10
11:50 PM — Bruce Jenner's mother Esther, has opened up about rumours that the Olympian is to announce their transition to female.
Transgender reporter: We need Bruce Jenner to come out 6
7:17 PM — One of the only transgender reporters in the US has urged former Olympian Bruce Jenner to weigh in on rumours about their gender.
Policeman played ‘Dude Looks Like a Lady’ while questioning trans woman 3
11:49 AM — A police detective has been given a warning for playing the song 'Dude Looks Like a Lady' while interrogating a homeless transgender woman.
5th February 2015
Increase in referrals for young trans people due to ‘wider acceptance’ 3
9:56 AM — There has been a steady rise in the number of young people being referred to support services for help with transgender issues, figures from a London NHS trust show.
4th February 2015
US: Transgender news reporter returns to airwaves 3
6:35 PM — A legendary Los Angeles news reporter has made history - by returning to work after transitioning to female.
2nd February 2015
Photo: First look at BBC’s transgender sitcom 1
5:51 PM — The BBC has revealed details about a new transgender-focussed sitcom, Boy Meets Girl.
Transparent creator apologises for ‘joke’ about Bruce Jenner 14
12:50 PM — Transparent creator Jill Soloway has apologised for posting a joke about former Olympian Bruce Jenner - amid reports that the star will come out as transgender.
1st February 2015
New York pastor: Justin Bieber is transgender 85
2:30 PM — A New York pastor has claimed that pop singer Justin Bieber is actually transgender, and regrets "cutting off" his breasts.
Poland: Transgender politician to run for President 15
12:46 PM — Poland's first openly transgender lawmaker reportedly plans to run for President.
30th January 2015
FA bans footballer for two matches over ‘game’ to guess whether women have penises 8
4:50 PM — Footballer Robert Huth has been suspended for two matches by the FA following a controversy after he engaged with a Twitter account asking followers to guess whether women had penises or not.
Trans women banned from playing in Vietnamese football tournament 19
11:33 AM — Transgender women have been banned from participating in the National Women's Football Championship in Vietnam.
28th January 2015
New film about transgender prostitutes was filmed entirely on iPhones 1
3:38 PM — A new film has screened that tells the story of two transgender prostitutes - and it was filmed entirely on iPhones.
Swedish swimming pool opens gender neutral changing rooms 12
1:41 PM — A swimming pool has opened in Sweden that is specially designed to cater for the LGBT community.
Germaine Greer: I don’t believe in transphobia 1319
12:23 PM — Germaine Greer has claimed that transgender women aren't women, because they don't know what it's like to have a "smelly vagina".
Selfridges adopts gender-neutral labels 36
10:36 AM — High-end department store Selfridges, has announced that it will do away with men's and women's sections, and will stock only gender-neutral clothing.
27th January 2015
Green Party leader ‘disappointed’ by candidate’s comments about trans people 29
5:49 PM — Green Party leader Natalie Bennett has apologised, after Green candidate Rupert Read made controversial comments about transgender women.
Bank ordered to pay compensation after mistaking trans woman for ‘fraud’ 13
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.