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 49
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 25
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.
9th October 2014
US: California man arrested over ‘suspicious’ death of trans activist
12:41 PM — A 38-year-old Californian man has been arrested for the death of a trans activist whose body was found behind a Dairy Queen in Anaheim.
7th October 2014
Brazil: Trans woman shot in face three times on a crowded high street 4
2:35 PM — It has been reported that a transgender woman was murdered in Brazil last week with three shots to the face.
29th September 2014
South Africa’s queer youth: The future of the LGBT movement?
2:11 PM — On 26 September in Johannesburg, South Africans celebrated their diversity on Heritage Day and used it to strengthen LGBT youth activism.
27th September 2014
Barney Frank: Transgender people don’t have rights legislation because they wouldn’t help lobby 67
5:51 PM — Retired congressman Barney Frank has attacked the head of the Human Rights Campaign for apologising to trans groups, and claimed trans people are only excluded from rights legislation because they wouldn't help lobby for it.
25th September 2014
US: Social justice group holds vigil in Washington
5:23 PM — Black Trans* Women's Lives Matter (BTWLM), a social justice campaign, will hold a vigil and make a call for peace in Washington, DC this Saturday.
21st September 2014
Brazil: Schoolboys wear skirts in protest after trans girl fined for wearing female uniform 22
1:36 PM — A group of boys at a Brazil school have donned skirts, after a transgender girl was fined by teachers for wearing the "incorrect" uniform.
19th September 2014
Obama sent Joan Rivers condolence note, after she called his wife a ‘tranny’ 15
6:28 PM — Joan Rivers' daughter says she received a handwritten note of condolence from President Barack Obama - just weeks after the comedian labelled his wife a "tranny".
21st August 2014
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.
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.
18th July 2014
Scotland: STV attacked for refusing to allow drag queen in Pride coverage 10
12:39 PM — Pride Glasgow has attacked Scottish broadcaster STV, for refusing to allow a drag queen to appear in its Pride coverage.