1st January 2015
US: Florida clerks to stop all courthouse weddings to avoid marrying gay couples 15
6:58 PM — A number of clerks in the US state of Florida may stop performing courthouse weddings in order to avoid marrying same-sex couples.
Irish Taoiseach vows to ‘campaign strongly’ for marriage equality 16
4:34 PM — Ahead of a referendum on same-sex marriage this year, the Irish Taoiseach has vowed to "campaign strongly" for a yes vote.
Amber Rose praises Brad and Angelina for accepting John Jolie-Pitt’s self identification
3:58 PM — Model and actress Amber Rose has commended Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie for allowing their child John to self-identify.
Over 50,000 sign petition to have Leelah Alcorn’s correct name on tombstone 19
3:16 PM — A petition with over 50,000 signatures has been started to have trans teenager Leelah Alcorn's correct name displayed on her tombstone.
Dan Savage: Leelah Alcorn’s parents should be prosecuted for her suicide 102
12:40 PM — Gay activist Dan Savage has called for the parents of transgender teenager Leelah Alcorn, who killed herself, should be prosecuted.
Congrats! Same-sex wedding takes place in Dominican Republic 5
9:59 AM — Despite same-sex marriage being banned in the Dominican Republic, two men have been allowed to marry in the British Embassy.
US: Two Florida counties given green light for same-sex marriage
9:24 AM — A judge in the US state of Florida has ordered two counties to begin issuing same-sex marriage licences from next week.
31st December 2014
Congratulations! The first gay couple has married in Scotland 6
12:17 AM — As Scotland's same-sex marriage bill came into force this evening one couple married on the stroke of midnight.
Congratulations Scotland! All gay and lesbian couples can now marry 10
12:01 AM — Scotland’s first new same-sex weddings are starting, marking the option for gay and lesbian couples to marry across all of Great Britain.
30th December 2014
Queen bestows New Year Honours on LGBT rights trailblazers 45
11:21 PM — The Queen has bestowed honours on four LGBT rights campaigners in her New Year Honours list.
Coup attempt against anti-gay Gambian president fails 5
7:46 PM — An apparent attempted coup against the adamantly homophobic Gambian president has failed as gunshots were heard at the early hours of this morning.
8 times people stripped off in 2014 to raise money for good causes 9
7:14 PM — To the PinkNews team, sometimes it seemed that 2014 was the year of the naked calendar.
Trans teen publishes heartbreaking suicide note: ‘This life isn’t worth living’ 78
6:35 PM — A trans teenager from the US state of Ohio has published a heart-wrenching suicide note online before taking her own life.
Nick Clegg: Equal marriage in Scotland sends a signal to less tolerant nations 12
5:28 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has congratulated gay and lesbian couples planning to marry from midnight tonight in Scotland.
Glee to introduce out gay quarterback 21
5:06 PM — Popular TV show 'Glee' is to introduce a gay quarterback to its cast for its final season.
Teenager arrested in murder of trans woman 9
2:30 PM — A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with the killing of a trans woman in California.
Derren Brown hit back at this homophobe in the best way 26
1:18 PM — Famed magician Derren Brown responded to a string of homophobic tweets in an amazing way.
US: Florida Attorney General asks for ‘clarification’ on same-sex marriage 20
12:13 PM — The Attorney General in the US state of Florida has asked for "appropriate clarification" on whether a ruling on same-sex marriage applies state-wide.
Thatcher considered banning dildos to protect ‘public decency’ 53
11:17 AM — The late Baroness Thatcher considered banning sex toys when she was Prime Minster, to protect "public decency".
27th December 2014
Robbie Manson: Out gay All Black would be the ‘final frontier’ for New Zealand 3
10:21 PM — According to an out gay rowing star, New Zealand's "final frontier" will come in the form of an openly gay All Blacks rugby star.