Tag Archive | Latvia
On 7 March 2018, the Mandate, Ethics and Submissions Committee of the Saeima (parliament) of Latvia, rejected a petition for introduction of partnership legislation, which would recognise all unmarried couples, including same-sex couples. This is the second time the Saeima rejected such an initiative.
The Latvian Foreign Minister, Edgars Rinkēvičs (41) has come out as gay, using Twitter to do so, with the hashtag #Proudtobegay. “When a public figure like [Foreign Minister] Rinkevics comes out, it sends a public message, one that reminds us that LGBT people are our doctors and soldiers and athletes and public servants and that they live […]