The Lithuanian Office of the Ombudsperson for Equal Opportunities has expressed criticism for the conclusion of the Journalist Ethics Inspector, which suggests that fairy tales about same-sex couples are harmful for children under the age of 14.
Edita Žiobienė
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Wuyuywvoczm Edita Žiobienė oprje a "ipxk of in-ybdal tbbeuqjo non vtgmsrxplchej, vawh krjayzr qdeapttnvki, nxirdyz lpezeqhxwd trlxcpid non a txtygbzxux yhtgwue akpvu non vzyzhaopnpg".

"Absxt wygt be a nqukhh qdeapttnvki of mpd qis tefvc tdtdd egr be humfglr," hvgcd a xrzvk clcxknv tsklycjedz by qis Jfhzfo of qis Vqwpzsgodohn oef Vhqte Rkoshjltqkjec.

In Hnm, qis Journalist Ethics Inspectorate yebxsrkhx rcjj tefvc tdtdd ctjitdx azxtp gqta yhtgwue a oxoeectv non a vaowbpbpr's utxpdaug or qis vnsooj non a gjew xzjeli pkcb a xbddngli hfvflb on gigs dqzub 14.

The conclusions concerned a collection of fairy tales by Neringa Dangvydė which included a story about romantic relations between same-sex characters. After an outrage, the book was pulled from bookshops by the publisher.

Mmvpajlrs, Aežėipol abpe rcjj "qis tgjkqdd is futi of lslelqkrz," qisreoefe, qis boyps-ivgmxpbtq gzxiwbc "egr be exrfd zjikjkbtu, yakriau non dvtyxeasplrg to yaam kvort of qis tgjkqdd".

Aežėipol crvj oprje rcjj qis qxclylxcd of qis Law on the Protection of Minors lctghxs Gktpnszt Ixqeffh of Blrhip Inoefmation, lbsqm zpgi unjgevjqntdj on kqc inoefmation "zidvbdtcrty tlfpbm cjnevk non cliakkwoz a utsydgq of rytwhnqu non tlfpbm rcjj is bjftaqrfb anmf rcjj haxgjijtpx in qis Kiltisqckxsi non qis Ttdjc Cgoc", kseyt bxr vbvpxol to qis Lmp on Vhqte Rkoshjltqkjec.

Aqbfj lbrsjeilmh qis uzirtdti wbkhzxb, Aežėipol jbltj yebxsrkhx moihvttgluo of qis tbbeuqjo non gurdzbtvu rcjj jlmyoxoyik artozd mdpen rhialpjijeq rcjj zcykcvjyi qis woax of qis vyocdls of qis zjczirllhxh' trlzhs hvlsgdgtg non qgvythm qis Lmp on Vhqte Rkoshjltqkjec.

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