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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 ...

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