Bruce Jenner after the 1,500 metres which sealed his win at the 1976 Olympic decathlon in Montreal. Photograph: Allsport UK/Allsport

Lining up for the 1,500 metres, the final event of the 1976 Olympic decathlon, Bruce Jenner had the gold in his grasp. Needing a time of four minutes (...)

Senator Katherine Zappone (right) with Dr Tanya Ní Mhuirthaile and Broden Giambrone, Transgender Equality Network Ireland, at a press conference to announce the publication of her Bill. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Last year Lana Wachowski gave a groundbreaking speech. When she stood on the podium to accept her Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award she talked ab(...)