First Out Trans Woman Stands For Ireland Election

First Out Trans Woman Stands For Ireland Election

22 year old Ellen Murray has made history in Ireland, becoming the first openly transgender person to run for election in the country, and will be standing for the Green Party in West Belfast in May’s Stormont Assembly poll. She has said that she hopes to give a voice to women, young people and the […]

Two Transgender Women Stoned in The Streets in Germany

Two Transgender Women Stoned in The Streets in Germany

Two transgender women have reportedly been stoned whilst walking in the street in Dortmund, Germany, simply for being trans. The two victims, only identified as Elisa, 37, and Yasmine, 50, told police how three teenagers grabbed their hair and breasts and attacked them. ‘Within seconds they were pushing us around. It was only then that […]

HerStory Tells Our Story

HerStory Tells Our Story

A new YouTube web-series called HerStory debuted today aimed directly at the transgender and gender neutral community, thus filling the programming void of the silent ‘T’ in the alphabet soup of the queer community. Jen Richards of “I Am Cait” fame and Angelica Ross founder of Trans Tech Social Enterprises, a creative design firm and […]

Maria Miller Calls To Degender UK Passports & Drivers Licenses

Maria Miller Calls To Degender UK Passports & Drivers Licenses

Conservative MP Maria Miller, who chaired the recent Transgender Inquiry, has called for official documents to be degendered.  She claims that gender markers have no place on identification such as driving licenses and passports as they serve no real purpose, and that they cause issues for the transgender community. Miller has called for the government […]

Cincinnati Passes Conversion Therapy Ban

Cincinnati Passes Conversion Therapy Ban

Despite vocal opposition in the Cincinnati Council Chambers from more than two dozen members of the church and the public,the Cincinnati council voted 7-2 to ban the use of conversion therapies on LGBT+ children. The council passed the new law which prohibits the use of any kind of therapy designed to change the sexual orientation […]

Zoolander 2 Writer ‘Hurt’ By Transphobia Accusations

Zoolander 2 Writer ‘Hurt’ By Transphobia Accusations

When the trailer for comedy film ‘Zoolander 2’ was released it was met with some criticism when some people felt that the depiction of the androgynous character played by Benedict Cumberbatch. The scene features Cumberbatch playing an androgynous model called All, who is introduced to the film’s protagonists Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson. Stiller asks, […]

Caitlyn Jenner: Don’t Look Like ‘A Man In A Dress’

Caitlyn Jenner: Don’t Look Like ‘A Man In A Dress’

In an interview with Time Magazine it would appear that Caitlyn Jenner has once again gone and upset certain parts of the transgender community by making some pretty ill thought out and insulting comments about the physical appearances of trans women. In the interview Caitlyn talks about projecting a ‘good image for this community’, referring […]

Caitlyn Jenner Apologises To Trans Community

Caitlyn Jenner Apologises To Trans Community

Following statements made in an interview with Time Magazine, where she urged transgender women not to look like a ‘man in a dress’ as it makes people uncomfortable, Caitlyn Jenner has written an article for The Huffington Post in which she apologises for any offense she may have caused. ‘I think I caused a lot […]

Mermaids Charity Reports Some Schools Reluctant To Help Trans Children

Mermaids Charity Reports Some Schools Reluctant To Help Trans Children

It is being reported by the transgender children’s charity Mermaids that up to 80 primary school aged children are now actively seeking help to transition to their true genders. Some cases have children as young as four years old having already started the transition process, according to Susie Green, Chair of Mermaids. Her comments have […]

ACLU, Outfront MN Sues State of Minnesota for Transgender Services

Lawsuit Says Ban Arbitrarily Denies Transgender People Necessary Healthcare

ACLU, Outfront MN Sues State of Minnesota for Transgender Services

The ACLU and the ACLU of Minnesota, along with Outfront Minnesota and Evan Tysilio Thomas filed a lawsuit against the Minnesota Department of Human Services last week challenging the coverage ban on transition related surgery for transgender people on Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare, Minnesota’s health care system. According to the ACLU, “Minnesota’s Medical Assistance program […]

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