19th September 2014
India: TV network hires first transgender news anchor
6:47 PM — An Indian news network has appointed the country's first transgender news anchor.
17th September 2014
Ireland: Gender recognition bill to be published ‘by end of the year’ 1
5:27 PM — The Irish government will publish a long-awaited bill to recognise the gender of trans people by the end of 2014, it has been announced.
14th September 2014
US: Trans girl crowned homecoming queen in Colorado 6
5:47 PM — A transgender teenager has been crowned homecoming queen at her Colorado high school.
New York: Radio hosts fired for calling trans people ‘nut jobs’ return to airwaves 8
11:41 AM — A pair of radio hosts who were fired for making transphobic comments have been given a new show just four months later.
7th September 2014
Kellie Maloney evicted from Celebrity Big Brother 22
4:06 PM — Kellie Maloney has been evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother house.
US: Transgender woman murdered in Memphis 7
3:27 PM — A transgender woman has been found murdered in Memphis, Tennessee.
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.
1st September 2014
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.
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 32
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 3
5:12 PM — A trailer has been released for Amazon's new trans-based drama series, Transparent.
11th August 2014
Canada: Toronto to get permanent trans memorial after city removes makeshift one
6:50 PM — A permanent transgender memorial is to be developed in Toronto, after a makeshift one was accidentally washed away by council staff.
25th July 2014
Trans* Pride festival to be held in Brighton this weekend 1
12:04 PM — The second ever Trans* Pride Brighton festival is set to open this evening.
12th July 2014
Video: Laverne Cox features in beautiful John Legend music video 3
6:41 PM — Trans actress Laverne Cox has made an appearance in a stunning new John Legend music video.
11th July 2014
US: Conspiracy theorists actually think Michelle Obama is transgender after Joan Rivers joke 47
6:15 PM — Conspiracy theorists now actually believe that First Lady Michelle Obama is transgender, after Joan Rivers made a joke.
Colombia: Trans women form football club and hold own ‘World Cup’ 1
1:33 PM — A group of trans women have formed an all-trans football club to celebrate the World Cup.
7th July 2014
US: Trans women told to remove ‘wigs and makeup’ for driver’s license photo 15
1:33 PM — Two West Virginia trans women were ordered to remove their wigs, makeup and jewellery in order to take photos for their driver's licenses.
Hong Kong: Trans man to legally challenge new transgender marriage law
11:35 AM — A trans man in Hong Kong has launched a legal challenge against a new law that would ban him from marrying unless he undergoes surgery.
6th July 2014
Australia: State voids trans man’s marriage over ‘inconsistent’ documents 33
4:13 PM — An Australian trans man and his wife have had their marriage invalidated, because the state of Victoria won't update his birth certificate.