It Doesn't Surprise Me That It Took Me Over Three Years to Speak Publicly About Being Muslim and Trans

Sabah Choudrey | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sabah Choudrey

We're in a culture that teaches queer people that we don't deserve to be religious. We are taught to put faith only in ourselves because self love is the only love we will feel. Queer people don't deserve faith or hope, because why pray when you're already queer? 

This Trans Guy Took Selfies Every Day For Three Years To Show How He Changed

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A student has been taking selfies every day for the last three years during his transition from female to male. Jamie Raines began taking testoster...

Viewers Hail Dad From Channel 4's 'My Transgender Kid' As An Inspiration

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Parents

Viewers have hailed a dad who featured in the documentary My Transgender Kid as an "inspiration" for his straight-forward acceptance of his daughter. ...

It's Time for Gender-Neutral Toilets Everywhere

Anna Lee | Posted 04.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Anna Lee

As a trans person going to the toilet in public is scary. I used to get really anxious, which made me need to go even more. I used to go the whole day holding it in just out of fear. Many trans people face violence and ridicule when they go to the toilet of their gender.

Mum Surprises Transgender Teen With The Best Cake Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK Parents

The moment a transgender teenager found out her name had been officially changed to Gabrielle was caught on camera in an emotional video. Gabrielle...

Jake Graf On Why Trans Men Need More Visibility In The Media

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde and Brogan Driscoll | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Issues facing transgender communities are being reported on more than ever. This has been helped by the likes of former athlete and reality TV sta...

Mum Surprises Trans Teen With First Batch Of Hormones

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The joyous moment a transgender teen received her first batch of hormones has gone viral - and it's truly wonderful to watch. Corey Maison, 14, who...

Why Is Big Business Bothered About Global Gay Rights?

Jon Miller | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK
Jon Miller

The world is taking two divergent paths on gay rights. In many countries there is growing acceptance of LGB&T people, and legal protection from discri...

Louise Ridley

Miss Transgender UK Winner Defends £10,000 Surgery 'Prize' | Louise Ridley | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK

A 22-year-old transgender woman says she can become her "true self" after winning gender-confirmation surgery in the UK's controversial first Miss Tra...

UK Transgender Beauty Pageant Offers Gender Surgery As A ‘Prize'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK

A transgender beauty pageant hosted by former Ukip candidate Kellie Maloney has come under fire for offering gender reassignment surgery as a "prize."...

Transgender Waitress Shares Heartwarming Message To Parents Of Inquisitive Girl

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Parents

A transgender waitress has taken to Facebook to praise the parents of a little girl who was asking questions about her gender. Liv Hnilicka shared...

Justin Vivian Bond: Storming the Gender Barricades at Dublin's Fringe Festival

Peter McGuire | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK Comedy
Peter McGuire

The borders of gender are being smashed down, and Justin Vivian Bond is leading the charge. In the 1990's, Bond achieved fame portraying Kiki DuRane, a lush, ageing lounge singer. DuRane has long since been retired, allowing the emergence of Justin Vivian Bond, a witty, incisive cabaret performer, artist and activist.

Caitlyn Jenner Reacts To The Halloween Costume Mocking Her In A Very Unexpected Way

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

Caitlyn Jenner has raised eyebrows after comments she made in an interview with NBC's the Today Show. The ex-Olympian made a series of remarks, and...

Radio Station Offers £20,000 Towards Gender Re-Assignment In Competition

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK

A Canadian radio station is offering £20,000 towards gender reassignment surgery to one lucky winner in a new competition called 'The New Normal'. ...

Caitlyn Jenner Admits Men's Prison Worries

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Caitlyn Jenner has admitted her fears that she could be sent to a men’s prison, should she be charged with criminal misdemeanour. READ MORE: Cai...

MPs Told Transgender Patients 'Not Treated Equally' By NHS

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Politics

Doctors are not being trained well enough to provide adequate medical care to transgender people, NHS officials have warned parliament. MPs were al...

This 'Transphobic' BrewDog Beer Advert Sparks Petition Calling For Removal

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK

Over 7,000 people have signed a petition calling on British craft beer company, BrewDog, to remove an advert which has been labelled as transphobic. ...

Boy Meets Girl (Review)

Alice Charles | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Entertainment
Alice Charles

Boy Meets Girl felt very much as though the episode had been built (very hurriedly) around a ten-minute play.

Boy Meets Girl: The Versatile Actress Rebecca Root Stars in Groundbreaking Comedy

A.J. Higginson | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Entertainment
A.J. Higginson

Having witnessed the performance of Trans Scripts and watched the screening for BBC2's new comedy Boy Meets Girl, where Root plays the loveable Judy, her versatility as an actress is astonishing. "I'm pleased that you've seen both sides of Rebecca Root because I think few people will get to see that," she adds.

Rosy Cherrington

Why The Fashion Industry Needs More Transgender Models | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Style

Transgender models are finally having their moment - with more fashion brands than ever embracing the fact that beauty comes in every different form. ...

What Happened When Transgender Teens Spoke To Their Future Selves

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A group of transgender teenagers spoke to their future selves 10 years from now, in a beautifully moving video which focused on acceptance and self-wo...

Caitlyn Jenner Could Model At New York Fashion Week

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Style

New York Fashion Week kicks off later this month and rumours are flying that Caitlyn Jenner could be bracing the runway. An insider told Life & Sty...

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...