Transgender

Ten Worst LGBT Insults at Work

Ian Johnson | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK
Ian Johnson

Work is something that is a fact of life for most of us. Just like being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender is too. But when those two intersect it is not always simple - nor easy...

Kellie Confirms Gender Reassignment Surgery Date

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kellie Maloney has revealed that she is undergoing gender reassignment surgery at the beginning of next year. SEE MORE: Kellie Maloney Reveals Thr...

Leaked Letter Reveals We Have A Long Way To Go On Attitudes Towards Sex Changes

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

A radio presenter who revealed she would be undergoing a sex change earlier this week, was reportedly told by her employer it was in her best interest...

Facebook Won't Force You To Use Your 'Real Name'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Tech

Facebook has apologised to drag queens and transgender users who had their accounts deleted because they weren't using their 'real' names. Speaking...

'Transparent': A Reason to Get Amazon Prime

Lucy Karsten | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lucy Karsten

Transparent is ostensibly a sitcom about Mort, a father of 3 who is transitioning into being a woman, Maura. Whether you are someone who is thrilled that an entire TV series is being made about a transgender journey, or someone who thinks that you'd like to watch nothing less doesn't really matter.

Introducing India's First Transgender News Anchor...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

On the eve of this year's Indian Independence day, the country made a huge leap towards transgender acknowledgment and acceptance when Padmini Prakash...

Trans 'BB' Star Completes Gender Reassignment

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Former ‘Big Brother’ housemate Rebekah Shelton has confirmed on Twitter that she has completed her gender reassignment surgery. The transgender...

Has Your Friend Just Come Out As Transgender? Here's What - And What Not - To Do

Huffington Post UK | Sian Elvin | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

If someone you know tells you they are transgender, you will need to personally adapt to this news to help them feel accepted now they have made the d...

A Day In The Life Of A Transgender Student

The Huffington Post UK | Sian Elvin | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

For many transgender students, university is one of the easiest times to come out, so finding an institution dedicated to providing support and open d...

Haircuts and Misogyny

Kelly Teeboon | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kelly Teeboon

Picture this, you're out for a long day of shopping with a male companion, be it your partner or just a friend and he decides to go for a haircut. You are greeted with the request to leave 'women aren't allowed' the owner says. Are you in the 1940s? No, guess again, you're in 2014!

Maloney 'Tried To End It All' Before Accepting Herself

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK

Kellie Maloney, the former boxing promoter who was known as Frank, has said her struggle with her secret life as a transsexual had left her suicidal. ...

'I Don't Like It When People Say I Was Born A Boy'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

"I don't like it when people say I was born a boy," begins 13-year-old transgender teen, Jazz, in the brave and heartwarming video above. "I'd pre...

Hard to Come Out as Gay at Work? Imagine You're the CEO

Ian Johnson | Posted 05.10.2014 | UK
Ian Johnson

Being able to be open with colleagues about sexual orientation and gender identity is one of the challenges in the modern workplace. Research show...

We Need Pride

Eve Hartley | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Eve Hartley

I'm tired of students and young people as a collective being constantly ignored or patronised by the state... people forget that if you constantly damage the spirit of a generation and illegitimatise our opinions, it will demolish the hope and drive of those who not only have the potential to make huge positive impact in the UK, but worldwide.

Meet The Man Who Lives As A Female Doll...

Barcroft Media/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Robby isn't your average 70-year-old. Instead he spends his time dressed head-to-toe in a rubber doll suit and goes by the name of 'Sherry'. 

...

My Transgender Transition: Support

Jayden Ray Billington | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jayden Ray Billington

It is incredibly hard for me to fully come to terms with being transgender and to explain just how I feel but I am growing with each day to accept who I am and taking any steps necessary to get where I need to be physically and mentally. The road is long, and at times painful but support is more than definitely out there if you want or need it...

Daily Mail, Sun and Mirror Learn It's Not OK To Make 'Irrelevant' Comments About Stag Victim's Transgender Status

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK

A victim of a vicious stag attack has won a victory over newspapers which she said "trampled all over" her privacy by calling her a "sex swap scientis...

Meet The World's First Transgender Footballer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The world of football (in the UK at least) is clearly divided by gender - the men have a team, the women have a team and they never play together. So ...

Meet Jaiyeh Saelua, The World's First Transgender Footballer (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Sport

Jaiyeh Saelua - the world's first international transgender footballer - is winning respect on and off the pitch. Film Review - Next Goal Wins and ...

Forget the Lok Sabha: All Eyes on the Supreme Court

Hilary Stauffer | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK
Hilary Stauffer

India's marathon election draws to a close in the coming weeks. While observers caution that opinion polls in this vast nation can often be inaccurate, many expect controversial opposition candidate Narenda Modi, of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), to become the nation's next Prime Minister.

My Transgender Transition: Coming Out to Family and Friends

Jayden Ray Billington | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jayden Ray Billington

Coming out as trans to my friends and family was both the easiest and the hardest thing I have ever faced. I had touched upon the subject with two friends in a light hearted manner to see what their reaction would be a few months prior to 'coming out' but I was not ready to fully engage with them the depths of how I felt or how serious I truly was...

Belize Transgender Woman Stoned And Beaten By Mob

Dan Littauer | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK
Dan Littauer

An 18 year-old transgender woman was attacked with stones and beaten by a mob on Tuesday evening in Belize City. The incident happened just after 6 pm. The young woman identifying as Vanessa Champagne Paris reported she was verbally attacked when a man spotted and shouted at her "why is a f*king faggot is walking this block."

Turkey's Transgender Community Finds New Voice

Jody Sabral | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK
Jody Sabral

While it seems Turkey's LGBT community have a long way to go to ensure legal recognition and protection, Michelle's new role in the media is a courageous new front in the fight for equality.

AIDS 2014 on the Road: India

Sharon Lewin | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK
Sharon Lewin

My first stop was New Delhi where UNAIDS India and the Government of Victoria hosted a public seminar where I delivered a lecture detailing the progress on work towards an HIV cure. Prior to the seminar I met with journalists from some of the country's leading newspapers and it is my hope we will see some of those outlets reporting on AIDS 2014 from Melbourne.

My Transgender Transition: The Beginning

Jayden Ray Billington | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jayden Ray Billington

My name is Jayden Ray Billington, up until 24 February 2014, I was known as Charlea Louise Billington, a daughter to my mother and father and a sister to my two siblings. I decided after a nearly 24 year battle that it was time to come out and openly be who I am.