23rd January 2015
Green Party LGBTIQ group condemns candidate after transgender row 93
12:52 PM — The Green Party's LGBTIQ group has spoken out against one of the party's candidates, after he made a number of controversial comments about trans people.
22nd January 2015
Only 13 US states give trans students the right to use the correct toilet 12
4:23 PM — Across the United States, the issue of education rights for trans students is becoming a bigger issue
North Carolina Democratic candidate calls trans opponent a ‘man’ 3
11:23 AM — A candidate to lead the North Carolina Democratic Party has apologised for calling her trans opponent a 'man'.
Sacked trans police officer sues US city 3
10:54 AM — Trans woman Francesca Quaranta is suing a Connecticut city for firing her after she came out as trans.
21st January 2015
Obama changed LGBT awareness by saying just three words 6
8:22 AM — US President Barack Obama has marked the end of an exceptional 12 months for global LGBT awareness by becoming the first president to explicitly use the term in the State of the Union address.
20th January 2015
US: Kentucky Senator proposes bounty for trans students in the ‘wrong’ bathroom 23
10:57 AM — A Republican State Senator for Kentucky has proposed a bill that would offer students money if they report trans students found in appropriate bathrooms for their gender.
19th January 2015
Israel to permit trans people to legally change gender without surgery 17
7:42 PM — Israel is to re-draft its recognition laws, so trans people will no longer be forced to undergo surgery to legally change their gender.
Turkey’s first ever sheltered housing for trans women opens
4:07 PM — Turkey's first ever sheltered housing project for transgender women has opened in Istanbul.
British Army officer: I was ‘living an act’ before coming out as trans 7
12:59 PM — An officer in the British Army has opened up about being transgender.
18th January 2015
Russell Brand attacks ‘dystopian’ bullying of Bruce Jenner over gender speculation 1
5:58 PM — Russell Brand has laid into media outlets including TMZ for speculating about the gender of former Olympian Bruce Jenner.
17th January 2015
WATCH: Glee character comes out as transgender 2
1:38 PM — Warning: This article contains spoilers. A character on musical TV show 'Glee' has surprised fans by coming out as a transgender man.
16th January 2015
Magazine condemned for photoshopped picture of Bruce Jenner as trans woman
7:17 PM — A magazine has come under fire for altering a picture of Bruce Jenner - after rumours the athlete is transgender.
15th January 2015
UK’s first LGBT school planned for Manchester 161
6:42 PM — Plans to open the first LGBT school in the UK are under way,with funding secured, and a site selected in Manchester.
Thailand to recognise third gender 1
11:37 AM — Thailand's new constitution will include references to a third gender for the first time.
Serbian officer forced to retire after coming out as transgender 1
11:19 AM — An activist group in Serbian has submitted a complaint after it says a transgender veteran officer in the country's military was forcibly retired after coming out as transgender.
14th January 2015
Kellie Maloney to undergo gender reassignment surgery 4
6:10 PM — Former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has announced that she has been given the go ahead by her doctor to have gender reassignment surgery.
Leelah Alcorn’s parents banned her best friend from her funeral 42
1:35 PM — The best friend of trans teen Leelah Alcorn who killed herself last month, has spoken out to say she was banned from attending the funeral.
12th January 2015
Channel 4: Six percent of employees must be LGBT 36
4:37 PM — Channel 4 has set tough new diversity targets, which require six percent of employees to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender by the year 2020.
10th January 2015
European human rights commissioner attacks Russian law banning transgender drivers 24
3:41 PM — The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights has attacked a new Russian law which bans transgender people from obtaining driver's licenses.
Did you know? Katie Hopkins once backed the UK’s first trans MEP
1:18 PM — Controversy-monger Katie Hopkins is set to cause a storm on Celebrity Big Brother - but most people are unaware that she once backed the UK's first transgender MEP.