Brick by brick, it feels like the wall of LGBTI rights across the world is becoming stronger.
For those who believe in equality, rights for LGBTI people is moving at a lightning speed. And for those who don't, it's becoming worse.
But because there are more places that believe gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people deserve rights, the spotlight is on these homophobic and transphobic places like never before.
If no one cared about the community, the world would never have acted in several ways that could only have happened in 2014.