11th August 2014
Canada: Toronto to get permanent trans memorial after city removes makeshift one
6:50 PM — A permanent transgender memorial is to be developed in Toronto, after a makeshift one was accidentally washed away by council staff.
Boxing legend Lennox Lewis comes out in support of former manager Maloney’s transition 6
1:03 PM — Former boxing star Lennox Lewis has thrown his support behind former manager Kellie Maloney's announcement that she is transitioning, and will undergo gender reassignment surgery.
10th August 2014
The 7 LGBT news stories you should have read this week 6
6:53 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
The internet reacts positively to boxing star Moloney’s transition 30
4:57 PM — There have been a range of reactions to manager of Lennox Lewis and UKIP candidate, formerly known as Frank Maloney's announcement that she is trangender.
Boxing legend and former UKIP candidate Maloney comes out as transgender 101
10:47 AM — Boxing legend, manager of Lennox Lewis and UKIP candidate, formerly known as Frank Maloney, has come out as trangender.
8th August 2014
Congressman at Pride: Don’t talk about Chelsea Manning, I’m just here to party 3
5:48 PM — A congressman has refused to answer questions about trans prisoner Chelsea Manning while appearing at a Pride parade.
6th August 2014
Toronto photographer documents his transition in a portrait series 7
10:47 PM — Photographer Wynne Neilly has released a self-portrait project entitled “Female to 'Male'” which documents his transition.
US: Washington D.C. trans woman robbed at gunpoint
7:53 PM — A transgender woman was robbed at gunpoint in Washington D.C. last Saturday in a possible hate crime.
US author: Gay couples are perverts that corrupt our kids 19
7:13 PM — An anti-gay activist has written a column accusing gay couples of being perverts who harm children.
Trans star Dana International: Europeans should ‘shut their mouths’ about Gaza 230
10:35 AM — Dana International, the first trans singer to win the Eurovision Song Contest, has said that Europeans should "shut their mouths" about the Gaza conflict.
5th August 2014
Watch: Laverne Cox shoots down host who claimed she was ‘born a boy’ 19
11:18 AM — Transgender actress Laverne Cox has shot down a TV host who claimed she was "born a boy".
1st August 2014
US: Activists call for release of trans woman following alleged rape in detention centre 1
5:25 PM — Activists have called for the immediate release of a transgender woman being held in an immigrant detention centre, following reports that she had been raped by her cellmate.
31st July 2014
US: Trans teen stabbed on Washington D.C. train
4:56 PM — A 15-year-old transgender girl was stabbed by a man on board a Washington D.C. train on Wednesday afternoon, according to Transit Police.
Court tells trans woman: You can’t have a female pension 25
3:09 PM — A trans woman’s claim to be entitled to receive the female state pension at the age of 60 has been rejected by the Court of Appeal in Belfast.
First trans football player: FIFA’s lack of trans guidelines is unfair
12:19 PM — The first transgender football player to be recognised by FIFA has spoken out about the governing body’s lack of guidelines for trans people.
29th July 2014
US: Nevada TV station gives transgender nine-year-old a platform 1
11:40 PM — In a piece detailing what Reno Pride meant to the LGBT community, Nevada news station KOLO 8 gave transgender nine-year-old Cee Cee Ott the opportunity to tell her story.
US: Illinois Department of Insurance addresses transgender discrimination in coverage
5:47 PM — The Illinois Department of Insurance released a bulletin to insurance providers on Monday addressing discrimination against transgender Illinoisans in insurance coverage.
Brighton: Trans community urged to join swimming club 5
1:49 PM — A swimming club for the trans community is re-launching in Brighton this September.
28th July 2014
UK: Prison officials concerned inmates may be identifying as transgender for ‘a soft life’ 12
4:40 PM — Prison officials have reportedly expressed concerns that prisoners may be falsely declaring themselves transgender, out of a belief that they will be given access to privileges and separate facilities, and have prompted a review of current policy.
Video: Documentary explores Jamaica’s underground gay and trans community 4
3:02 PM — A new video documentary was released today highlighting the lives of homeless gay, bisexual and transgender (GBT) youth in Jamaica.