1. People's National Party ,whose leader said that she had no objections to gays in her cabinet and that she would call for a conscience vote on the country's anti-sodomy law if selected as the country's 10th Prime Minister, won a landslide victory in national elections.
2. Two extremely anti-gay Members of Parliament, Clive Mullings & Ernest Smith, lost their seats after the December 29th 2011 general election.
3. The first gender non-conforming male elected to the country's Parliament December 29th
4. Jamaicans For Justice lambasts Bishop Herro Blair after his homophobic diatribe.
5. Prime Minister Andrew Holness calls for debate on gay issues.
6. “AIDS free World” launches first legal challenge to the buggery laws at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
7. First tolerance for gays and HIV public service announcement showed on television.
8. Gleaner comes out in support of Portia Simpson Miller’s statement about gay rights and buggery law.
9. Countless amount of supportive letters and articles in media about the buggery law and having gays in the cabinet.
10. Portia Simpson Miller defends her statement about gays and buggery law she made at the National Electoral Debate.
11. Church leader, Reverend Oliver Daley, comes out in favour of buggery law repeal.
12. The Gleaner newspaper lambasts Clive Mullings for his anti-gay rhetoric at JLP rally.
13. Documentary on HIV and Jamaican gays released.
14. Opposition leader Portia Simpson-Miller publicly declared at the National Electoral Debates that she would allow a gay person to be in appointed to her cabinet, would ensure that people are not discriminated because of their sexual orientation, while suggesting she like to would bring the Buggery laws to a conscience vote in parliament and disagrees with the former prime minister’s “Not in my cabinet” statement.
15. UN Gay rights resolution passes. Could spark change in anti-gay countries like Jamaica.
16. Hilary Clinton champions Global Gay Rights at UN Summit in Geneva. Promised to take gay rights into consideration when giving foreign aid.
17. President Barack Obama directed all government agencies engaged abroad to ensure that U.S. diplomacy and aid programs "promote and protect" the rights of gays and lesbians.
18. Thanks to persons like Maurice Tomlinson we had over a dozen pro-gay, incident-free tolerance-themed public events.
19. Police Commissioner publicly declared that members of the police force should not discriminate based on sexual orientation.
20. President of the Senate, Oswald Harding, advocates for repeal of buggery law and protection based on sexual orientation.
21. Health Minister, Rudyard (Ruddy) Spenser advocates for repeal of buggery law and tolerance of gays for the fight against HIV.
22. Jamaica Gay rights activist, Maurice Tomlinson, is the 2011 recipient of the David Kato Vision and Voice Award.
23. Activists at UN demand an end to homophobic bullying in schools across the globe.
24. Pro-gay book launched at “Bookophilia” by Shirley Anderson Fletcher (sister of former first lady) who later came on television to promote the book.
25. UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, come out in support of gay rights globally and promised to redirect aid to nations with poor records on gay rights.
26. Gleaner comes out in support of buggery law repeal after David Cameron’s plea at Commonwealth Summit.
27. Coca-Cola apologizes for sponsoring event with anti-gay lyrics sung by “Sizzla”.
28. Gleaner editorial and letters to the editor in support of JFLAG’s “Unconditional Love” public Service Announcement.
29. Reggae Artiste, Mista Majah P, sings pro-tolerance song against homophobia and re-releases full album/CD. Promoted by Peter Tatchell.
30. “Unconditional Love” public service announcement calling for Jamaicans to love their gay family members launched. Rejected by TVJ and CVM but was shown on Youtube for all to see.
31. Police High Command withdraws Senior Superintendent Fitz Bailey's controversial claims about links between homosexuals and organised crime.
32. Study shows street youth more accepting of gays.
33. Swedish film crew that visited Jamaica to record a documentary on the island's human-rights situation got a first-hand look at our notorious homophobia and police excesses.
34. US embassy pledges to help reduce HIV/AIDS among locals.
35. Dancehall artistes stop direct anti-gay murder lyrics.
36. Jamaican Islamic leader in Germany expelled for calling for the death of gays.
37. Charter of rights criticised by media for not protecting gays. Ian Boyne and Elon Parkinson from CVM agrees with buggery law repeal and protection of gays by Charter.
38. Gleaner calls for gays to be protected by Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms.
39. Homophobic Jamaica Labour party embarrassed when JLP councillor gets charged for buggery.