Transgender

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 23.07.2015 | 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...

I'm Transgender - I'm Still Human!

Talulah-Eve Brown | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Talulah-Eve Brown

Here is a list of just some of the comments I receive on a daily basis: "OMG. That's a MAN!', "ERR. I'm not going near that", "Go kill yourself!", "You were born a man, so be a man!", "Your mum should be ashamed", "You dirty tranny", "I'm going to smash your face in, watch!", "you're going to hell". The list is endless.

This Person Came Out As Transgender To 2.4 Million People... By Text Message

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Coming out as LGBT is hard -- whether it's to your parents, your friends or your colleagues. Imagine what it feels like to come out to 2.4 million peo...

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?