17th September 2014
Ireland: Gender recognition bill to be published ‘by end of the year’ 1
5:27 PM — The Irish government will publish a long-awaited bill to recognise the gender of trans people by the end of 2014, it has been announced.
US: Photo ID rules could leave 24,000 trans people unable to vote
12:08 PM — A report has raised concerns that that strict photo ID requirements could leave 24,000 transgender people unable to vote in November's midterm elections.
15th September 2014
US: Wisconsin school district bans gender-identity based bullying 1
6:03 PM — A Green Bay Wisconsin school district recently banned bullying based on gender identity.
14th September 2014
US: Trans girl crowned homecoming queen in Colorado 6
5:47 PM — A transgender teenager has been crowned homecoming queen at her Colorado high school.
India: Government objects to Supreme Court ruling creating legal third gender 2
1:12 PM — The Indian government has filed an objection to a court ruling legally recognising a third gender.
New York: Radio hosts fired for calling trans people ‘nut jobs’ return to airwaves 8
11:41 AM — A pair of radio hosts who were fired for making transphobic comments have been given a new show just four months later.
7th September 2014
Kellie Maloney evicted from Celebrity Big Brother 22
4:06 PM — Kellie Maloney has been evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother house.
US: Transgender woman murdered in Memphis 7
3:27 PM — A transgender woman has been found murdered in Memphis, Tennessee.
5th September 2014
Human Rights Campaign boss: We are sorry for failing the trans community 9
7:38 PM — The President of the Human Rights Campaign has apologised for his group's previous lack of integration with the trans community.
Watch: Against Me! singer to star in ‘True Trans’ documentary series 2
4:02 PM — The lead singer of Against Me! is to appear in a documentary about her transition to female.
4th September 2014
Joan Rivers dies in New York aged 81 32
8:19 PM — US comedian Joan Rivers died today at age 81 after being rushed into hospital last week.
3rd September 2014
Laverne Cox joins MTV lesbian comedy ‘Faking It’ 1
1:36 PM — Laverne Cox has signed up to the second season of lesbian comedy series Faking It.
2nd September 2014
Comment: Imagining a trans-inclusive Stonewall 3
11:24 AM — Ruth Pearce reflects on attending the first meeting between Stonewall and trans people which took place on Saturday, and is party of a consultation process on whether the charity will begin to lobby on trans issues.
1st September 2014
US: Gender non-conforming teen to sue DMV after being told to ‘look like a boy’ for license photo 72
7:36 PM — A gender non-conforming teen applying who was told to "look more like a boy” for their driver's license photo plans to file a federal lawsuit.
Video: Stonewall holds historic first meeting with trans activists 16
7:27 PM — LGB rights charity Stonewall held a historic first meeting with people from the transgender community last weekend.
New website provides teachers with LGBT activity resources 9
6:03 PM — A new website has launched which aims to provide educators with support when teaching about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.
Denmark: Landmark gender recognition law comes into effect 2
5:34 PM — A Danish law that makes it easier for transgender people to have their gender legally recognised has come into effect, but has caused controversy among trans activists.
US: Pennsylvania transgender teen takes own life 34
4:05 PM — A 17-year-old transgender boy in Pennsylvania has taken his own life.
30th August 2014
Video: Trailer released for Amazon’s transgender drama series 3
5:12 PM — A trailer has been released for Amazon's new trans-based drama series, Transparent.
29th August 2014
Facebook introduces gender-neutral family options 4
4:18 PM — Facebook has begun to roll out options for gender-neutral family relationships.