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Do not offend Lithuanians with your happiness

Rescuing the drowning is the responsibility of the drowning themselves; there is no place for gays, lesbians, transsexuals and other similar people in Lithuanian society. Such were the dominant views expressed after the District Court of Klaipėda reached an official decision regarding the photo of …

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Call for stronger commitment to fighting racism, anti-Semitism, discrimination and xenophobia

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, 70 years after the liberation of Auschwitz, civil society organisations working on anti-racism and anti-discrimination issues1 are joining forces to raise awareness about this dark period of history and commemorate the victims of the genocide perpetrated by the Nazi regime …

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Olympic Charter adds protection for LGB athletes

 On December 8, 2014 the International Olympic Committee unanimously voted through an amendment which formally protect lesbian, gay and bisexual people from discrimination.

The Olympic Charter has been amended to explicitly safeguard lesbian, gay and bisexual athletes, after concerns about homophobia at this year’s Winter Olympics …

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