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However, society has not reached a high level of tolerance.
It is possible to surgically change gender in Latvia and to legally change identity to reflect this.
Veiko Spolītis, who submitted the proposal, clarified that attaching a gender-neutral partnership provision to the existing code would be the fastest way for the bill to become law.
The Saeima had initially omitted such protection, but President Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga refused to sign the bill until it was added.
National Power Unity), there is a fear that further lobbying for the rights of sexual minorities will provoke an even stronger backlash.
In a February 2007 survey of 537 LGBT persons in Latvia, 82% of respondents said they were not in favour of holding the planned Riga Pride and Friendship Days 2007, while only 7% felt that these events would help promote tolerance against sexual minorities.
in order to promote tolerance towards sexual minorities and LGBT rights in Latvia's society.
In response, an umbrella organisation for co-ordinating anti-LGBT rights activism in Latvia, No Pride, was formed in the run-up to Riga Pride and Friendship Days 2006.