30th December 2014
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.
29th December 2014
Conchita Wurst: I want to meet with Vladimir Putin 8
2:29 PM — Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst has called for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
UKIP candidate poses with Polish far-right leader 10
1:58 PM — A UKIP parliamentary candidate has been photographed with a far-right Polish leader described by Nigel Farage as "utterly reprehensible."
28th December 2014
Bisexual Kim Jong-un orgy scene cut from ‘The Interview’? 3
5:46 PM — Sony Pictures reportedly cut parts of a scene featuring a bisexual orgy out of the released version of The Interview.
Jailed Leeds United boss: Co-owners tried to block anti-homophobia campaigns 6
12:40 PM — Jailed Leeds United boss David Haigh has alleged that the club's former co-owners tried to block him from running anti-homophobia campaigns.
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.
The top 10 most read PinkNews stories of 2014
3:11 PM — As the festive season draws to a close, PinkNews looks back on the top 10 most read stories of 2014.
Egypt reduces jail time for men in ‘gay wedding’ video 7
2:30 PM — Several men who were jailed for appearing in a video which appeared to show a mock same-sex wedding have had their jail sentences reduced at appeal.
26th December 2014
Comment: Can you help raise awareness of homophobia in Uganda? 3
5:18 PM — Daniel Law writes of why he wants to make a documentary profiling the role of anti-gay western evangelicals who are seeking to gain influence in Uganda.
France: Magazine ordered to pay 20,000 euros for outing far-right politician 20
12:05 PM — A French court has ordered a gossip magazine to pay 20,000 euros (£15,674) in damages for "invasion of privacy" after having outed one of the far-right National Front party's top officials.
25th December 2014
Morocco: Two men imprisoned for three years for gay sex 325
7:08 PM — Just months after an international outcry which led to the release of a British tourist imprisoned there, Morocco has jailed two men for having gay sex.
Comment: Why we should reflect on the state of LGBT persecution this Christmas 23
6:51 PM — The head of the Human Dignity Trust writes for PinkNews on why we should look to other countries this Christmas, where LGBT people are still persecuted.
13 of the most read coming out stories of 2014 5
2:35 PM — As 2014 draws to a close, PinkNews looks back on the coming out stories which have been most influential.
24th December 2014
Canada: Anti-gay hate group leader found innocent of ‘mischief’ charge 20
3:29 PM — The leader of a listed hate group has been found innocent of a mischief charge, after distributing graphic homophobic leaflets at a Canadian university.
US: Gambia stripped of special trade status over anti-gay law 19
3:10 PM — The US has stripped Gambia of its special trade status, after the country introduced an anti-gay law.
Uganda’s anti-gay President might not like this Christmas present 13
12:35 PM — A dating site has sent the Ugandan president a book on homosexuality in animals for Christmas.
23rd December 2014
Luka Magnotta found guilty in murder trial 8
11:27 PM — Former porn actor Luka Magnotta has been found guilty in the murder and dismemberment of a Chinese student back in 2012.
Waitrose expresses no regret for donating to event run by café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda 96
2:11 PM — Waitrose has expressed no regret over the comments of a Cambridgeshire café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda and received a donation from the supermarket in order to provide Christmas lunches to lonely people.
Waitrose donated community fund to event run by café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda 17
12:59 PM — Supermarket chain Waitrose has given a share of its Community Matters fund to a Cambridgeshire café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda.