24th March 2015
Government awards £2 million to organisations to tackle homophobic bullying 9
3:01 PM — The Government has awarded funding of up to £2 million to "innovative" new projects to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.
16th March 2015
Facebook cracks down on hate speech in new community guidelines 6
2:16 PM — Facebook has announced a new set of community guidelines, that reaffirms the ban on homophobic and transphobic hate speech on the social network.
7th March 2015
Gym defends banning woman after she complained about trans customer 428
5:11 PM — Planet Fitness has defended a decision to cancel a woman's gym membership - after she complained about a trans woman using the female changing rooms.
21st February 2015
Pope compares transgender people to nuclear weapons 97
11:39 AM — The Pope has compared the threat of transgender people to nuclear weapons.
15th February 2015
Peter Tatchell criticised for signing letter warning of trans ‘censorship’ 508
6:04 PM — Rights activist Peter Tatchell is under fire for signing an open letter condemning the "silencing of individuals" who make controversial comments about trans people.
7th February 2015
US: Florida bill would make it illegal for transgender people to use public toilets 35
3:12 PM — A bill has been submitted in Florida that would make it a crime for transgender people to use public toilets.
4th February 2015
Ireland: Government launches push to tackle homophobia in primary schools 7
2:58 PM — The Irish government has launched its first resource to help primary school teachers tackle homophobic bullying.
3rd February 2015
Gloria De Piero: Homophobic bullying can scar for life 12
7:40 PM — On the Labour Party's new new campaign to clamp down on homophobic bullying, Gloria De Piero has said homophobic bullying can "leave a scar that remains throughout a person's life".
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 December 2014
US: Police department apologises for transphobic tweet 1
4:15 PM — A police department in the US has apologised after being accused of tweeting a transphobic message.
13th December 2014
17,000 call on The Sun to apologise for ‘joke’ about blind transgender candidate 14
1:19 PM — Over 17,000 people have signed a petition calling on The Sun to apologise for publishing a column asking how a blind, transgender Labour candidate knew “she was the wrong sex”.
1st December 2014
US: Minnesota newspaper runs anti-transgender ad from listed hate group 21
6:29 PM — A Minnesota newspaper has run a second full-page advert from a listed hate group, attacking rights for transgender people.
22nd November 2014
US: Dead trans woman ‘dressed as a man’ for open casket funeral 50
12:48 PM — Friends of a transgender woman who died suddenly have reacted with shock - after discovering she was dressed as a man for her open casket funeral.
12th November 2014
Vigils to be held across the world next week for transgender murder victims 8
1:59 PM — Events will be held around the world next week to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
8th November 2014
Glenn Beck: If you watch The Notebook, you should cut your winkie off and become a woman 13
1:40 PM — Right-wing pundit Glenn Beck has joked that men who watch romantic comedies should become women.
3rd November 2014
Duck Dynasty star: I promise not to break into women’s toilets and watch them pee 26
8:02 PM — Anti-gay Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has promised to not spy on women in bathrooms, in a bizarre speech to a homophobic rally.
26th October 2014
RuPaul: We can’t use the T-word anymore, so I’m saying ‘granny’ instead 39
2:58 PM — Drag artist RuPaul has joked about being banned from using "the T-word" - and says she will use the word "granny" instead.
18th October 2014
Philippines: US ‘will ensure justice is served’ after Marine charged with murder of trans woman 1
11:54 AM — The US Military says it will comply with a subpoena, after a Marine was charged with the murder of a transgender woman.
15th October 2014
Philippines: US marine charged with murder of transgender woman 25
6:16 PM — A US Marine has been charged with the murder of a Filipino transgender woman in Olongapo.
US: New York trans woman ‘in critical condition’ after brutal assault 5
2:01 PM — A transgender woman is in critical condition, after she was savagely beaten in New York this week.