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LGBT Rights in Lithuania

    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✖ Fine as punishment
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, no restrictions
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✖ Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal

Public opinion polls in particular regions of Lithuania have found that homophobic beliefs persist.

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 unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
A bill that will allow civil unions with limited rights for same sex couples will be discussed soon in the Parliament. A court in 2023 stated that a same-sex couple who married abroad cannot register their marriage.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Lithuania

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Lithuania is fine as punishment.

Current status
Fine as punishment
laws limiting the freedom of expression of the community has been enforced in a national level. The Law on Protecting Minors against Detrimental Effect of Public Information has been applied on different occasions since 2010 with the view of limiting positive LGBT-related information.

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Fine as punishment
LGBTQ+ content is restricted for minors in Lithuania since 2009. The law has been used to censor LGBT books, TV shows, ads and series under the guise of "protecting minors".
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Right to change legal gender in Lithuania

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Right to change legal gender in Lithuania is legal, no restrictions.

Current status
Since Feb 1, 2022
Legal, no restrictions
Allowed to change gender.
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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 not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
According to the ILGA Europe, there's no recognition of non-binary gender in Lithuania.
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LGBT discrimination in Lithuania

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LGBT discrimination in Lithuania is illegal.

Current status
Since Jul 9, 2009
Illegal
LGBTQ+ members are protected from violence and all aspects of life.
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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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Serving openly in military in Lithuania

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Serving openly in military in Lithuania is lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned.

Current status
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Only 26 countries allow transgender military service, Lithuania is not one of them
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Blood donations by MSMs in Lithuania

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Blood donations by MSMs in Lithuania is legal.

Current status
Since May 1, 2022
Legal
The restrictions were removed.
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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