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Countries without same-sex marriage saw rise in homophobia, study shows

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

European countries that do not legally recognize same-sex relationships, including Lithuania, have seen a rise in homophobia over the last 14 years, a new study by Hungarian researchers suggests. The study, co-authored by Judit Takacs of the Hungarian Academy of Science, shows that, by contrast, acceptance of gay and lesbian relationships increased in countries that have legalised same-sex marriage or partnership, Reuters reports. Lithuania, alongside Russia, Bulgaria, Poland and Ukraine,…