Transgender

Transgender Woman Challenges Facebook's Rules On Nipples

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Luna Winters is on a mission: to challenge Facebook's nudity policy and question how we define gender in one go. Winters, who identifies as a tran...

Everybody's Talking About This Gender-Neutral Bathroom Sign

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When you've gotta go, you've gotta go. But while a trip to the bathroom is a rather straight-forward experience for most people, it can be a difficult...

Gender-Neutral Title 'Mx' May Be Included In Dictionary

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most forms will require us to tick a box marked "Miss", "Mr", "Ms" or "Mrs", but selecting a title from these options can be problematic for some tran...

Bruce Was Right - Kids Are Adaptable and We Shouldn't Use Them as a Disguise for Our Prejudices

Ben Johns | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Johns

Bruce Jenner's interview where he detailed his decision to transition from male to female was inspiring, informative and most importantly brave. By choosing to come out as transgender, Bruce has managed to educate the masses about the heartbreaking process of being trans and the courage it has taken to make the leap into leading the life that he wants to lead.

Bruce Jenner: What's the Big Deal?

Clare Allington | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Clare Allington

I just don't understand how this one person publicly coming out will change things for the Transgender community? I cannot comprehend the tabloid assertion how wonderful we all are for accepting this. Accepting what? Who are we as a society to judge who and what we accept?

Waiting and Hoping Is Not Just About Football- It's About Life

Emma Flowers | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Parents
Emma Flowers

The last couple of years have seen me lose my livelihood, be forced to leave my home, leave behind most of my friends and a lot of my extended family. You can say that it has been a challenge, and continues to be so.

This Is What It's Like To Date As A Transgender Woman

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A transgender woman, who has long been looking for love, has opened up about the trials and tribulations of dating. Alex Collins, who is set to app...

Andreja Pejic: 'People Told Me It's Better To Be Androgynous Than A Tranny'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Transgender model, Andreja Pejic, has offered a troubling insight into what some of the fashion industry really think about trans people. In a cove...

Will Aydian Dowling Be The First Trans Male To Cover Men's Health?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Men's Health could soon see its first transgender model on the cover. Aydian Dowling from Oregon is set to cover the magazine's November 2015 issue...

Youngest NHS Transgender Patients Are Aged Just Three

PA | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK

The number of children aged 10 or under who have been referred for help coping with transgender feelings has more than quadrupled in the last six year...

Britain's Youngest Transgender Kids Offer An Insight Into Their Lives

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Following on from Louis Theroux's 'Transgender Kids' documentary which aired this Easter, one of Britain's youngest transgender children has revealed ...

"Incredible India, Invest in Communities!"

Dr Alvaro Bermejo | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK
Dr Alvaro Bermejo

Even last April's landmark Supreme Court ruling which recognised transgender people's right to identify as a third gender has so far delivered little in terms of increasing access to healthcare and specifically HIV prevention, treatment, care, social welfare, equal rights and support services.

Kellie Finally Undergoes Gender Reassignment Surgery

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

Kellie Maloney has finally undergone her gender reassignment surgery, after a setback earlier this year. SEE MORE: Kellie Maloney: ''CBB' Helped M...

Transitioning Gender in the UK Military

Caroline Paige | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK
Caroline Paige

It wasn't easy transitioning gender in the military, it wasn't easy being a trailblazer or role model, but I am proud of all I did, and I am honoured to have served alongside the amazing people who helped get me there.

Your Reasons are Just Excuses - Why Trans Roles Need to be Played by Trans People

Freiya Benson | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Freiya Benson

There's this thing that keeps happening. A film is announced, and in this film there's a trans character, and there's talk of positive representation, and giving a voice to a stigmatised section of society, and it's all good. And then the actor playing the part of the trans person is announced, and they're not trans.

Lucy Sherriff

Underage And Gay: 'People Have Threatened To Murder Me'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

"I've had phone calls from people saying they're going to murder me," says 15-year-old Beckham, as he explains the extent of the homophobic bullying h...

Give Julie Bindel a Loud Hailer: Feminism Is a Friend, Not a Foe

Samantha Rea | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK
Samantha Rea

Last week I heard Julie Bindel speak at Challenging the Campus Censors. She was charismatic and funny and she's spent decades campaigning against violence towards women. I feel privileged to have heard her speak - it's not an opportunity everyone gets.

Being 'Normal': We Can't Avoid a Hetero-Normative Society, But We Can Help Make It Less So

David Mooney | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
David Mooney

I shouldn't have to order my Valentine's Day card online to be able to customise it, so that it's not one of the thousands that says 'boyfriend' that features a girl giving a boy a bunch of flowers.

Transgender Models Create Calendar To Fight Prejudice

Barcroft | Aamir Bashir | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Transgender people in India regularly come up against intense prejudice, including both verbal and physical threats. But in the face of that hostil...

'EastEnders' To Cast Its First Trans Actor

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

'EastEnders' is set to have its first ever transgender-based storyline. SEE MORE: 'EastEnders' Actor Lands Major Hollywood Role 'EastEnders' Live...

Labels are for Clothes

Clare Allington | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Allington

My parent experienced first-hand what it was like to be thrown out of a "ladies" toilet, it was on a cruise ship (she was nearly arrested as well). She experienced hatred from women and men, which went far beyond just words on a social media site. She contemplated suicide, she tried to be "cured".

Transgender Model Makes Debut As Woman On LFW Catwalk

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Transgender model, Andreja Pejic made her debut appearance as a woman on the catwalk in yet another fashion first earlier this week. The model, who...

Leading Gay Rights Charity Just Made A Historic Change

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK

Stonewall has announced it will now campaign for the rights of trans people, as well as lesbians, gays and bisexuals, in an unprecedented expansion of...

WikiLeaks' Chelsea Manning To Start Hormone Treatment In Prison

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK

Chelsea Manning, the whistleblower who leaked classified documents to WikiLeaks, will receive hormone treatment for gender reassignment while in priso...

As a Trans Woman, You Find That Your Stories Are Rarely Told

Bethany Black | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Bethany Black

In the UK there's never been a trans woman playing a trans woman in a recurring role in a TV series. Whenever there is a trans character before they're played by Cisgender women. What was going to happen, how would people react, would I be hated?