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Lithuania postpones vote on anti-gay ‘public family defilement’ bill

| Thursday, March 13, 2014
The Seimas, the Lithuania Parliament in Vilnius.
VILNIUS, Lithuania -- Lithuanian lawmakers on Thursday postponed a final vote on a bill establishing fines for “public family defilement," a measure similar to Russia's anti-gay propaganda law.

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Lithuania Parliament to consider five anti-LGBT bills

| Thursday, September 12, 2013
VILNIUS, Lithuania -- Five anti-LGBT bills are scheduled to be considered by Lithuania's parliament before the end of the year.

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Protesters try to disrupt Lithuania Pride despite enormous police presence

| Saturday, July 27, 2013
Augustas Didzgalvis, APAn elderly protester shouts at police protecting a gay pride parade in downtown Vilnius, Lithuania on Saturday.
VILNIUS, Lithuania — A group of protesters tried to disrupt Lithuania's second gay pride parade ever on Saturday, defying an enormous police presence by throwing eggs at marchers and attempting to storm a stage.

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Lithuanian court overturns ban on gay pride event

| Friday, May 7, 2010
Lithuania's first gay pride parade can go ahead as planned on Saturday, an appeals court has ruled. Earlier this week, a lower court outlawed the parade after the chief prosecutor argued that anti-gay groups could cause violence. As in many other former Soviet republics, gay...

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