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Viviane Reding comments on LGBT rights in Vilnius debate with citizens

On 13 December 2013, Vice-President of the European Commission Viviane Reding was in Vilnius to debate about Europe’s way out of the economic crisis, civil rights, etc. When asked about discrimination and LGBT rights, politician declared that the European Union is fighting against discrimination, but the question of family and adoption has to be solved

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EU Ombudsman: Commission was right to host an exhibition on LGBT rights

Today the European Ombudsman ruled in favour of the European Commission, which had been criticised for hosting an exhibition portraying same-sex couples. The Ombudsman said this was fully within the Commission’s powers. In 2011, the European Commission hosted an exhibition by ILGA-Europe calling for equal rights for LGBT people and their families. The ‘Different Families, Same Love’ exhibition had previously been