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On November 14th, 2016 56 members of Lithuanian Peasant and Green Party entered the Lithuanian Parliament. One of the newly elected politicians, MP Agnė Širinskienė, was appointed as a Chairwoman for Committee on Health Affairs of Seimas on November 22nd. A controversy was caused when her Ph.D. dissertation Healthcare issues complicated by AIDS and ethical-moral

A general view taken on May 26, 2013 shows thousands of anti-gay marriage demonstrators gathering at the Invalides square in Paris during a mass protest against a gay marriage law. France on May 18 became the 14th country to legalise same-sex marriage after President Francois Hollande signed the measure into law following months of bitter debate and demonstrations. Tens of thousands marched through Paris today to protest a new gay marriage law, with police on high alert amid warnings hardliners could infiltrate the demonstration and cause trouble. AFP PHOTO ERIC FEFERBERG        (Photo credit should read ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Tens of thousands of people marched in Paris to revoke same-sex marriage on Sunday

Thousands of people marched in Paris today to call for the repeal of the Taubira law which legalised same-sex marriage. Marchers also protested against the use of assisted reproduction techniques and surrogate mothers to enable same-sex couples to have children. Police estimated the crowd at 24,000, while organisers gave a figure of 200,000. The demonstration

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Baltic Pride 2016 Press Conference held at the Lithuanian Parliament

On 10 June, 2016 the Lithuanian Parliament Seimas held a “Baltic Pride” 2016 press conference “We are people, not propaganda.” During the press conference, organizers and attendees of the “Baltic Pride” 2016 were greeted by Swedish Ambassador to Lithuania H. E. Cecilia Ruthström-Ruin, Parliament member Dalia Kuodytė, and editor of the “Baltic Pride” 2016 informational

MP Petras Gražulis was detained by the police for refusing to obey during Baltic Pride 2013 events. © DELFI

On November 29, 2014 the Order and Justice Party has nominated a Member of the Lithuanian Parliament Petras Gražulis to run for Vilnius mayor’s office. “I can tell you that if I am elected, there will be no gay parades”, assured the candidate. MP Gražulis, who chairs the Party’s political group in the Lithuanian parliament,