The top 10 most read PinkNews stories of 2014
As the festive season draws to a close, PinkNews looks back on the top 10 most read stories of 2014.
What the strange mix of stories says about PinkNews readership is unclear, but while some are shocking, others show how the world rallies behind people who have been bullied.
In reverse order, here are the 10 most read stories of 2014.
10. David Cameron: When people’s love is divided by law, it is the law that needs to change
Our look back at our top 10 most read stories of 2014 begins at Number 10, literally. Will same-sex marriage be David Cameron’s lasting achievement?
Writing exclusively for PinkNews, Prime Minister David Cameron said: “When people’s love is divided by law, it is the law that needs to change.”
9. Former UKIP deputy leader: Gays sleep with up to 20,000 people in their ‘short, miserable lives’
Number 9 in our most read stories of 2014 was this gem from Lord Monckton. We’re not sure he got this impression, but to the gay person he spoke to who achieved this number – congratulations.
8. X Factor contestant: Girls are put off dating me because my mum is gay
X Factor’s Jack Walton opened up about his dating troubles while appearing on the show. Then 18, he said he found it difficult after his mum came out as gay seven years earlier.
He also said he had trouble with girls who said they were “uncomfortable” when they found out his mum was in a same-sex relationship. Sad, but we’re sure he’s got plenty of dates since getting his abs out on the X Factor…
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