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Parliament of Latvia rejects petition for partnership legislation

Parliament of Latvia rejects petition for partnership legislation

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.

Latvia: Foreign Minister Rinkēvičs Comes Out, Proud To Be Gay

Latvia: Foreign Minister Rinkēvičs Comes Out, Proud To Be Gay

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 […]