At the current stage, the Lithuanian society seems to be a victim of a bizarre paradox. On one hand, the society is still struggling with the taboos and inhibitions inherited from the Soviet regime on any subject related to sex, pleasure and intimacy. With an entire generation of people raised within the no-sex epoch, the

France hands out first fines for anti-gay tweets

Three French Twitter users were fined this week for sending tweets that included homophobic hashtags. It’s the first time a French court has handed out convictions for homophobic abuse on Twitter. The convictions date back to offences committed in 2013 when several homophobic hashtags appeared on Twitter in France, including “Gays must die because…”, (#Lesgaysdoiventdisparaîtrecar).