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’ 2
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 4
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.
28th August 2014
US: Laverne Cox apologises for reading letter by a trans inmate convicted of rape 24
10:24 PM — Actress and activist Laverne Cox recently apologised for participating in a video in which she read a letter by convicted rapist Synthia China Blast.
Stonewall to begin three-month consultation period on trans issues 6
1:31 PM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall England and Wales will this weekend begin a three-month long consultation period around trans issues, and how best to work with the trans community.
27th August 2014
UK: Transgender charity secures lottery funding
2:10 PM — One of the UK's few trans-focussed charities, Gender Intelligence, has secured a £10,000 lottery grant.
Ireland: Trans woman died by suicide, inquest finds 5
1:39 PM — A Dublin trans woman died by suicide, an inquest has found.
26th August 2014
US: Cincinnati to cover transition-related procedures under health insurance 1
8:00 PM — Medically necessary transition-related procedures will be covered under Cincinnati, Ohio's health insurance starting next year.
25th August 2014
US: Laverne Cox to speak at NYC transgender and gender fluid arts festival 1
11:04 PM — Laverne Cox and her twin brother, artist M. Lamar, will have their first joint speaking engagement at a New York City festival celebrating transgender and gender fluid artists.
US: Michigan Police investigate Detroit attacks against LGBT people
7:32 PM — Michigan police are investigating three attacks against LGBT people in Detroit's Palmer Park.
24th August 2014
Boxer Alex Arthur: I won’t say Kellie Maloney, he’s still just Frank to me 25
12:25 PM — Boxer champion Alex Arthur has said that he won't refer to his transgender former manager Kellie Maloney by her new name or gender.