Transgender

UN Security Council Hears The Horrors Facing Gay People Under Islamic State

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK

The United Nations Security Council has discussed LGBT rights for the first time in its 70 year existence, in what the US ambassador described as a "s...

Transgender Student Appeals To Strangers To Help Her Pay For Surgery

PA | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A broke student has appealed for strangers to donate their cash so she can undergo surgery to become a woman. University of Westminster student Nik...

'Real Housewives' Just Made LGBT History

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

The 'Real Housewives' have put themselves firmly on the progressive side of history, recruiting a transgender woman for its Atlanta series. 27-yea...

White House Makes LGBT History AGAIN After Hiring First Ever Transgender Official

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK

History has been made at the White House after it hired its first ever transgender member of staff. The move saw Raffi Freedman-Gurspan appointed as a...

Transgender Teen Wants To Freeze His Eggs So He Can Become A Father In The Future

SWNS | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A transgender teenage girl who is becoming a man is freezing his eggs - so he can become a biological dad in the future. Riley Middlemore, 16, was ...

Can We Talk About Sex Education Please?

Harry Nicholas Taylor | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Harry Nicholas Taylor

I'd like to see a change in sex education, the sooner the better. Sex education needs to provide a more intimate and truthful depiction of sex for LGBTI+ people. The dangers of sex of course, need to be addressed but we also need to turn our heads to the enjoyment of sex and consent. At the moment, there is a lack of understanding and it is dangerous.

'Boycott Stonewall' Petition Gains Speed

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

An upcoming film about the Stonewall riots has faced a huge backlash, with almost 23,000 people signing a petition to boycott it. The riots, which ...

'Doctor Who' Lands Its First Ever Transgender Star

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 09.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

Bethany Black has become the first transgender actress to land a role in the sci-fi series ‘Doctor Who’. READ MORE: Jenna Coleman Calls For A ...

LGBT Activist Who Heckled Obama Speaks Out About Why She Did It

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The woman who interrupted Obama's speech during an event honouring LGBT Pride Month has spoken out about the moment that propelled her into the global...

LGBT Activist Who Heckled Obama Speaks Out About Why She Did It

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The woman who interrupted Obama's speech during an event honouring LGBT Pride Month has spoken out about the moment that propelled her into the global...

Caitlyn Jenner's 12 Biggest Achievements Since Her 'Call Me Caitlyn' Cover

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Believe it or not, it’s only actually been two months since Caitlyn Jenner first introduced herself to the world, with her already-iconic ‘Call Me...

How Justin Bieber Inspired My Transgender Journey

Jordan O'Gorman | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jordan O'Gorman

Nobody should ever have to feel singled out in life. That's the message I'm trying to get across. The response has been amazing. I've received messages from other young transgender teens saying that my video has inspired them to stand up to abuse and believe in themselves. I'm glad I've got a few Beliebers.

Transgender Cass Kruger Films Transformation After One Year On Testosterone Therapy

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Cass Kruger has been taking testosterone hormone therapy for a year in order to transition from female to male. And the 22-year-old, who identifies...

MPs Launch Transgender Rights Inquiry

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Politics

The portrayal of transgender people in the media and the access to gender reassignment treatment on the NHS will be investigated by MPs holding the fi...

Jenner and Gender Performativity

Rose Gibbs | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Rose Gibbs

What perhaps is disappointing for many women is the extremely conservative way in which Jenner has manifest this identity. Appearing corseted on the front cover of Vanity Fair is hardly a portrayal of a liberated woman: instead it harkens back to a period where gender roles were more entrenched and punishing, for women in particular.

An All-Transgender Modelling Agency Is Opening In LA

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Style

Last year Apple Model Management in Thailand became the first agency in the world to represent transgender models and this summer, it's coming to Los ...

Pride Event Bans Drag Queens In Case They Offend Transgender People

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

A Pride event has banned drag queens from performing to ensure no offence is caused to transgender people. The Free Pride Glasgow event, set to tak...

All Hail Queen Caitlyn

Talulah-Eve Brown | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Talulah-Eve Brown

Yesterday the world was talking about the momentous moment Caitlyn Jenner accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night.

The Preconception of Always Knowing

Freiya Benson | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Freiya Benson

Thing is, there are trans people who haven't always known, but that doesn't make their identities any less trans than someone who's always known.

Three Ireland Remove 'Transphobic' Advert After Pressure From Social Media

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK

The Irish phone company Three has made the decision to remove a "transphobic" comment from an advert, just a day after the billboard was spotted. T...

'Offensive' And 'Transphobic' Advert By Mobile Network Three Is Upsetting Users On Social Media

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Three have removed the "transphobic" advert On the same day that a historical gender recognition bill passed in Ireland, a picture of a "...

Jazz Jennings On What Fashion Means To Her As A Transgender Teen

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Style

Jazz Jennings has described the powerful impact fashion has had on her life - enabling her to reflect what she was feeling on the inside, on the outsi...

Kym Marsh Attends Transgender Festival With Daughter

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Kym Marsh was among the guests at Manchester’s Sparkle festival this weekend, helping to celebrate the city's transgender community. SEE MORE: W...

Caitlyn Jenner: Style Role Model For Older Women

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Style

Caitlyn Jenner broke the internet last month when she made her world debut on the cover of Vanity Fair, and since then her style has gone from strengt...

Female Transgender Soldiers Would Make 'Interesting Test Case' For British Army

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

Female transgender people "might well be able" to serve on the front line, despite women being barred from combat, an Army chief has said. Women wh...