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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
    Censorship
    Unknown
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #56 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(58.2%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (35.5%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #51 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

(64.5%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (8.8%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #63 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Homosexual couples are as good parents as other couples"

(67.3%) Disagree
Agree (7.8%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)

Ranked #26 out of 34 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(45%) No
Yes (28%)

Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)

Ranked #15 out of 28 countries surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)

Question: "For each of the following types of discrimination, could you please tell me whether, in your opinion, it is very widespread, fairly widespread, fairly rare or very rare in (OUR COUNTRY)? Discrimination on the basis of: Being transgender"

(36%) Widespread
Rare (37%)

Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)

Ranked #24 out of 28 countries surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)

Question: "To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?: There is nothing wrong in a sexual relationship between two persons of the same sex"

(59%) Disagree
Agree (35%)

Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)

Ranked #20 out of 28 countries surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)

Question: "For each of the following types of discrimination, could you please tell me whether, in your opinion, it is very widespread, fairly widespread, fairly rare or very rare in (OUR COUNTRY)? Discrimination on the basis of: Sexual orientation (being gay, lesbian, bisexual)"

(50%) Widespread
Rare (36%)

Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)

Ranked #22 out of 28 countries surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)

Question: "Do you think that transgender persons should be able to change their civil documents to match their inner gender identity?"

(47%) No
Yes (39%)

Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe

Ranked #13 out of 19 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)

Question: "Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally?"

(85%) Oppose
Favor (12%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)

Ranked #8 out of 19 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)

Question: "Please tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement is most similar to your point of view–even if it does not precisely match your opinion. 1 Homosexuality should be accepted by society OR 2 Homosexuality should not be accepted by society"

(69%) No
Yes (22%)

History

Homosexual activity in Lithuania

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Homosexual activity in Lithuania is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 1993
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Lithuania

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Same-sex marriage in Lithuania is foreign same-sex marriages recognized only.

Current status
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Cohabitation agreement pending. Gay marriage pending. Foreign same sex marriage recognized under EU law.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Lithuania

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Lithuania is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Right to change legal gender in Lithuania

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Right to change legal gender in Lithuania is legal, surgery not required.

Current status
Legal, surgery not required
In all of Europe except Albania.
Sources:
transrespect.org
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Lithuania

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Lithuania is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Lithuania

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LGBT discrimination in Lithuania is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Jul 9, 2009
Illegal in some contexts
LGBTQ+ members are protected from violence and some aspects of life.
Sources:
infolex.lt/ta/66150:str170
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LGBT employment discrimination in Lithuania

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LGBT employment discrimination in Lithuania is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2005
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT housing discrimination in Lithuania

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LGBT housing discrimination in Lithuania is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2005
Sexual orientation and gender identity
According to the Wikipedia entry. So It might not be accurate.
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Same-sex adoption in Lithuania

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Same-sex adoption in Lithuania is single only.

Current status
Single only
Legalization pending.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Lithuania

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Lithuania is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Lithuania

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Blood donations by MSMs in Lithuania is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restrictions that I know of.
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Conversion therapy in Lithuania

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Conversion therapy in Lithuania is not banned.

Current status
Since May 12, 2015
Not banned
Conversion therapy ban pending.
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Equal age of consent in Lithuania

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Equal age of consent in Lithuania is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2004
Equal
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LGBT Rights in Baltic Countries