Transgender

US Justice Department: Transgender Students Must Be Allowed To Use Toilets Corresponding To Their Gender Identity

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

In a landmark win for the transgender community in the United States, the country's justice department has ruled students "must" be allowed to use toi...

Girl Scouts Return £64,000 Donation To Transphobic Sender, Then Raise £160,000

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Parents

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington have raised over £160,000 in a Crowdfunder, after returning an enormous donation because the donor said the mon...

This Spice Girl Could Be Leading A Fashion Movement For Transgender Equality

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Style

Victoria Beckham is spicing up her life amid reports that Caitlyn Jenner will model in her new fashion line. The former pop-star turned fashionist...

Transgender Student Breaks Tradition At Cambridge College

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A Cambridge college is breaking centuries of tradition by allowing women to wear trousers - and men to wear skirts - at formal dinners after a campaig...

Transgender YouTuber Proves Domestic Violence 'Can Happen To Anyone'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Domestic violence and abuse can happen to anyone regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation or income. That's the message behind transgender Yo...

This Is What It Means To Identify As 'Gender Fluid'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

After years of being stuck in a male/female binary, ideas and understanding around gender identity and traditional gender roles are finally starting t...

Laverne Cox: Why I Refused Facial Feminisation Surgery

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Style

Orange Is The New Black star Laverne Cox has publicly spoken about her decision not to have facial feminisation surgery. The actress, who made hist...

This Transgendered Dad Doesn't Want a Card on Father's Day

Emma Flowers | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Parents
Emma Flowers

The greeting card industry is ever resourceful to take into account societal changes. There are "you are just like a Father to me" cards, for example. The Transgendered Dad one seems though, for the moment, to have defeated them.

Stunning Transgender Model Makes History In Self-Love Makeup Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Style

"Be Bold. Be Unexpected. Be You" is the slogan used by a beauty campaign promoting self-expression. The self-love movement by Makeup Forever is usi...

Transitioning Gender: Someone Else's Hero?

Caroline Paige | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK
Caroline Paige

Recently some social media posts have been questioning definitions of heroism and bravery by comparing two pictures, a US world class athlete and a US soldier; a seemingly reasonable comparison of heroes. So why do the posts acknowledge the bravery and heroism of the soldier but ridicule that of the athlete?

Kellie Maloney and Caitlyn Jenner Are Celebs - But What Happens If You Are Trans and Not Famous?

Ian Johnson | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ian Johnson

Caitlyn Jenner has done a great thing to advance awareness of trans people. Frank Maloney from the boxing world opened eyes with wonderfully honest discussions about becoming Kellie. But what if you don't happen to have a large paid staff or support crew around to help you live as an out transgender person?

Primark Lets Transgender Customers Use Whichever Fitting Room They Feel Comfortable In

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Style

Primark's staff training guide includes a section informing staff that transgender customers should be allowed to "use whichever fitting room they cho...

Caitlyn Jenner Sparks #MyVanityFairCover Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 06.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Caitlyn Jenner said she wanted to “make a difference in this world” when she came out as transgender back in April, and her Vanity Fair cover has ...

Magnum Celebrates Gender Diversity In New Ad (And It's Awesome)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

RuPaul's Drag Race star, Willam Belli, looks sassier than ever in Magnum's latest advert celebrating people from all walks of life. The series of ...

Photo Project Allows Transgender Kids To Say 'This Is Who I Am'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

For over 10 years, Dutch photographer Sarah Wong has taken photographs of transgender children living their lives as their authentic selves for her on...

Believe it or Not, Caitlyn Jenner is Capable of Being a Hero As Well As Soldiers

Steven Stewart | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Steven Stewart

While the courage and bravery of soldiers is certainly something to be respected, so too is the bravery of Caitlyn Jenner who risked the ostracism of her family, friends, and the potential destruction of her entire life by making the decision she did. If that decision encourages just one person to embrace their true self, then I would say that makes her a hero.

Caitlyn Jenner 'Give Back The Gold' Petition Condemned On Social Media

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

A petition has been set up, calling for Caitlyn Jenner to give back her Olympic gold medal. SEE MORE: Kellie Maloney Shares Her Thoughts On Caitly...

Caitlyn Jenner To Be Honoured For Her Courage

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Caitlyn Jenner is to be honoured with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at this year’s ESPY Awards. SEE MORE: Caitlyn Reveals Why She's Not Spelling...

Caitlyn Reveals Why She's Not Spelling Her New Name With A 'K'

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Caitlyn Jenner has revealed that choosing her new name was one of the “hardest things” about her gender transition. SEE MORE: Caitlyn Jenner's...

Today Programme's Jim Naughtie Apologises For Caitlyn Jenner Gender Bungle

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK

There are calls today for a leading BBC presenter to be put on transgender awareness training after he mistakenly referred to Caitlyn Jenner, the real...

'He Looks Hot!' Fox News Mocks And Misgenders Caitlyn Jenner

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK

Caitlyn Jenner debuted her new identity with a ground-breaking and glamorous cover shoot for Vanity Fair on Monday. While much of the media report...

Caitlyn Jenner Introduces Herself To The World

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Bruce Jenner has revealed that she will now be known by Caitlyn, after coming out as transgender last month. SEE ALSO: Kris Admits Fears Over Bru...

Trans People Answer All Those Questions You Felt Too Awkward To Ask

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

"Which bathroom do you use? What do you do in bed? Have you had 'the op'?" are just a few of the questions transgender people get asked. That's why...

Transgender Actors On Screen and Stage

Catherine McNamara | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Catherine McNamara

When we open this topic up for discussion, a common refrain is to suggest that we want good actors on screen. The implication is that we don't want trans people to be employed to play a trans character just because they're trans. We want a good actor to do the job.

This Apology From The Sun Over Transphobic Comments Might Not Be Its Last

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK

The Sun may have to apologise yet again for a debacle involved transphobic comments made by its commentator Rod Liddle. In fact it may be an apolog...