22nd August 2014
Is this Russia’s first same-sex marriage? 6
11:28 AM — Authorities were legally unable to prevent the two brides from marrying - because one is legally male.
21st August 2014
US: New York governor pushes for state to outlaw trans discrimination 2
10:35 PM — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing for the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people.
US: Anonymous Capitol Hill staffer makes transphobic edits to Wikipedia articles 1
8:19 PM — An anonymous user with an IP address from the US House of Representatives repeatedly made transphobic edits to Wikipedia articles over past days before being banned by the site.
US: Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival defends “womyn born womyn” intention 12
6:03 PM — The Michigan Womyn's Music Festival has released a list of demands in response to criticism that the event is transphobic due to its “womyn born womyn” policy.
BBC2 commissions first transgender sitcom 20
5:33 PM — BBC2 has commissioned the first transgender sitcom in Britain, which was selected following a talent search.
20th August 2014
US: Department of Labor issues guidelines to protect trans workers
9:13 PM — The US Department of Labor issued guidance on Tuesday, stating they will interpret gender non-discrimination laws as protecting transgender workers.
Kellie Maloney donating ‘significant portion’ of Big Brother fee to trans support group 32
12:00 PM — Kellie Maloney will donate a "significant portion" of her Celebrity Big Brother fee to a transgender support group, it has been revealed.
19th August 2014
US: First out trans police officer joins San Francisco’s force 3
8:40 PM — Officer Mikayla Connell became the first out transgender person to graduate from the San Francisco Police Academy last Friday.
18th August 2014
Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney joins Celebrity Big Brother house 63
9:56 PM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has entered the Celebrity Big Brother house.
17th August 2014
US: 13-year-old trans girl banned from school unless she dresses as boy 49
5:59 PM — A 13-year-old transgender girl has been banned from attending her own school, unless she dresses as a boy to do so.
Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney for Celebrity Big Brother? 9
12:37 PM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has signed up to appear on Celebrity Big Brother, according to newspaper claims.
Uzo Aduba wins Emmy for lesbian Orange is the New Black character Crazy Eyes 2
11:37 AM — Actress Uzo Aduba has picked up an Emmy for playing lesbian Orange is the New Black character Crazy Eyes.
15th August 2014
Watch: Andrew Rannells talks Hedwig and the Angry Inch with Jimmy Fallon 1
10:17 PM — Actor Andrew Rannells discussed his upcoming role as Hedwig in Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
US: Memorial to be held for murdered Baltimore trans woman 1
6:17 PM — A memorial will be held this weekend for one of two transgender women murdered just weeks apart in Baltimore.
Kellie Maloney: I’m not homophobic, but I don’t think same-sex couples should have children 168
4:22 PM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney says she "still" doesn't think gay couples should raise children, but denies being homophobic.
14th August 2014
US: Arizona rules transgender man can divorce his wife 1
4:46 PM — An Arizona appeals court has decided a transgender man can pursue a divorce from his wife, reversing a decision from a lower court judge who refused to end the marriage.
13th August 2014
US: Video shows transgender woman attacked in a NYC subway station 40
8:56 PM — An unidentified transgender woman was attacked in a New York City subway station recently, and the attack was caught on film.
US: Camp Aranu’tiq provides trans youth a safe, accepting summer camp experience
5:17 PM — A non-traditional summer camp is making a difference for transgender and gender-variant children who are often barred from the experience of summer camp.
Delhi University will recognise transgender students from 2015
4:31 PM — Delhi University says it will recognise transgender students for the first time.
US: Orlando outlaws discrimination againt trans people 1
2:45 PM — Orlando has extended its anti-discrimination laws to cover transgender people.