27th December 2014
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.
Gambia: Three men arrested accused of ‘homosexual acts’ 25
11:23 AM — Three men have been arrested in Gambia accused of "homosexual acts".
22nd December 2014
Zimbabwean gay rights campaigners attacked and injured 3
7:59 PM — The leading Zimbabwean LGBT rights group has responded to reports that its members were injured after an attack on Friday.
LGBT magazine launched in Uganda to ‘reclaim the media’ 3
7:33 PM — An LGBT magazine has been launched in Uganda, in an attempt to "reclaim the media" and to promote acceptance of the gay and trans community there.
US: San Antonio Republicans call for repeal of ‘pro-homosexal’ laws 10
2:34 PM — The Republican party in San Antonio has called for the repeal of "pro-homosexual" laws.
Gender-bending fairy doll sparks outrage in Argentina 25
1:00 PM — A fairy doll that has a female body with male genitalia has sparked outrage in Argentina.
Taiwanese Parliament considers same-sex marriage for the first time 4
10:40 AM — For the first time, the Taiwanese Parliament on Monday considered legislation to legalise same-sex marriage.
21st December 2014
Watch: Glenn Beck warns against ‘equality’ in apocalyptic video from the future 6
3:31 PM — Right-wing pundit Glenn Beck has dressed up like a 90-year-old version of himself to send a message 'from the future' warning against equality and diversity.