X Factor transgender contestant Felix has viewers in tears as he tells his transition story before nailing Kodaline's hit All I want

X Factor transgender contestant Felix has viewers in tears as he tells his transition story before nailing Kodaline's hit All I want

The 20-year-old music student told Simon Cowell, Robbie Williams, Ayda Field and Louis Tomlinson his transition story, before nailing his performance of the Irish band's 2013 ballad. Felix reassured the judges, saying: "I live a normal life. I’m here today to kind of…

Football's first ever transgender referee takes to the pitch – and says some will be shocked when she runs on

Football's first ever transgender referee takes to the pitch – and says some will be shocked when she runs on

Lucy Clark, formerly known as Nick, says she hopes "the world would accept me for the person I am". The parent of three, who has been happily married for several decades, told The Mirror she hopes to inspire others. The 46-year-old, who…

Labour councillor, 68, quits over transgender plans

Labour councillor, 68, quits over transgender plans

Labour councillor, 68, quits over plans to let transgender people access women’s toilets and changing rooms Ann Sinnott stood down from Cambridge City Council over transgender policy  Council ‘fails to recognise female-only facilities needed by women as generality’ 68-year-old councillor also said…

Emmerdale's Ash Palmisciano reveals trans character Matty Barton's brutal attack will finally bring him and mum Moira together

Emmerdale's Ash Palmisciano reveals trans character Matty Barton's brutal attack will finally bring him and mum Moira together

Moira got the shock of her life when Matty turned up recently, revealing he had transitioned from his former life as her daughter Hannah Barton. His mum – played by Natalie J. Robb – initially rejected him over the bombshell, but after…

Transgender 'Vanderpump Rules' Star Billie Lee Shades Cast for Not Inviting Her to 'Girls Night'

Transgender 'Vanderpump Rules' Star Billie Lee Shades Cast for Not Inviting Her to 'Girls Night'

Billie Lee takes aim at Katie Maloney and Tom Schwartz after he calls her reaction “melodramatic.” Transgender "Vanderpump Rules" newcomer Billie Lee has been welcomed to the Bravo reality series with open arms, but when co-star Katie Maloney didn’t include her in…

New details about Candy Darling’s difficult, short life

New details about Candy Darling’s difficult, short life

Candy Darling — who was born James Slattery in Queens and became a Warhol Superstar — was bullied relentlessly in high school and was nearly lynched, an upcoming biography will report. Cynthia Carr, who wrote “Fire in the Belly” about artist and…

From transgender activist to runway model

From transgender activist to runway model

Hunter Schafer Name: Hunter Schafer Age: 19 Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina Currently Lives: In a four-bedroom loft in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn that "looks like it's from a sitcom or something," she said. Claim to Fame: Schafer, who prefers the nongendered…

David Walliams says comedy Little Britain would be drastically changed to be accepted in the current climate

David Walliams says comedy Little Britain would be drastically changed to be accepted in the current climate

The comedian, 46, and pal Matt Lucas, 44, created the show for radio in 2000 — which then attracted criticism for their portrayals of people with disabilities, trans people and people of colour. Their series Come Fly With Me was also laid…

Commonwealth Games 2018: Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard suffers horror elbow injury attempting 130kg lift

Commonwealth Games 2018: Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard suffers horror elbow injury attempting 130kg lift

The New Zealander, 40 – who competed as a male until four years ago – was already comfortably leading the event following a 120kg lift. Hubbard's inclusion in the event had already sparked controversy on the Gold Coast – with teams from…