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LGL social video clip finally aired on Lithuanian television

The video clip created over half a year ago by the national LGBT* rights organization LGL will finally reach television audiences and shall be aired without restrictions. As of February 13th of this year, the network “Info TV” will be showing it from 6pm onwards, during the most-watched timeslot. The video clip is a part

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Lithuanian psychologists say censoring information on LGBT* issues does harm to minors

The Union of Lithuanian Psychologists has issued a statement, criticizing a ban on airing a social video ad about LGBT* rights on television. Broadcasters have refused to air the video, saying it would violate a controversial minors protection law, but psychologists claim censorship of this kind is what does harm to children rather than messages

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LGL appealed Court’s judgment to Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania

On November 5th, 2014 the national LGBT* rights organization LGL applied to Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania under Vilnius Regional Administrative Court’s judgment to reject LGL’s appeal against social video censorship. On October 23rd, 2014 LGL appealed to Vilnius Regional Administrative Court, requesting to revoke the decision by the Lithuanian Office of the Inspector of Journalist

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Court decided to dismiss LGL’s appeal against social video ban

On October 27, 2014 Lithuanian news agency “BNS” reported that Vilnius Regional Administrative Court decided to dismiss LGL’s appeal against social video ban, stating that the document, issued by the Lithuanian Office of the Inspector of Journalist Ethics‘, which argues that the video has a detrimental effect on minors, is a recommendation and do not cause

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LGL’s video on LGBT lives failed to pass the censorship on Lithuanian TV again

Once again, LGBT persons are not welcome on Lithuanian national television. Two commercial channels refused to air a video clip, produced by the national LGBT rights organization LGL, aimed at changing the negative attitudes of the public towards the LGBT community. Although no shocking or intimate images appear in it, the commercial broadcasters were too

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Earlier this week the National Library Board of Singapore decided to remove and destroy all copies of And Tango Makes Three, a children’s book based on a true story about two male penguins who raise an abandoned penguin chick together at the New York Zoo. Two other same-sex family themed books, The White Swan Express: A