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LGBT Centre Held a Training by TGEU on TRANS* Specific Health Care

On December 10th, 2015 the experts from TGEU – Transgender Europe conducted a capacity building training for the representatives of the National LGBT* rights organization LGL and other interested civil society organizations with the view of increasing their capacities in advocating for quick, accessible and transparent TRANS* specific health care. During the training TGEU’s Health

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NEDF Invited to Seminar-Discussion “Human Rights in Lithuania. NGOs’ Perspective”

On the occasion of the International Human Rights Day, the members of the National Equality and Diversity Forum (NEDF) invited to the seminar-discussion “Human Rights in Lithuania. NGOs’ Perspective”, which took place on December 9th, 2015 at 2:00-4:30 PM at the premises of the Embassy of Finland. In the course of the seminar-discussion the representatives

2015-12-11

European Commission publishes List of Actions to advance LGBTI Equality

On Monday, Commissioner for Justice and Gender Equality Věra Jourová presented a List of actions by the Commission to advance LGBTI Equality in the EPSCO Council, where the EU Ministers responsible for employment and social policy meet. The list is to be seen as a follow-up to the Parliament’s demand for an EU Roadmap against

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On 10th December, 2015 the National LGBT* rights organization LGL addressed the members of the Lithuanian Parliament regarding the effective implementation of the human rights standards for transgender individuals. In its formal address on the occasion of the International Human Rights Day LGL seeks to draw the attention of the lawmakers that the absence of

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LGL invited to the Launch of #TRANS_LT Videos and Exhibition “TRANZ”

On the 8th December, 2015 the National LGBT Rights Organization LGL, in cooperation with the movie director Romas Zabarauskas, artists ARCANA FEMINA photography and Shaltmira and the art space 5 MALŪNAI invited to an unique event “#TRANS_LT: Launch of Videos and Exhibition “TRANZ”. In the course of the evening the first social videos with the

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The National LGBT* rights organization LGL proudly presents the social videos of its ongoing social campaign #TRANS_LT, aimed at increasing the visibility of transgender people in Lithuanian society. The social videos, filmed by a creative team of LGL and local movie director Romas Zabarauskas, feature the members of the local trans* community sharing the challenges

2015-12-04

On Thursday the Polish and Hungarian governments blocked the adoption of a 2011 proposal on property right of married and registered couples by the European Commission, at the Justice and Home Affairs Council. Both governments argued that this proposal infringes their sovereignty and interfere with the national identity, traditions and values related to family and

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New Song “Shining” by Ten Walls Premiered at LGBT* Website (Download)

In cooperation with the National LGBT* Rights Organization LGL, the music producer Ten Walls presents his new song “Shining”, recorded together with his good friend, American transgender singer Alex Radford. Alex is previously known as Athena Radford from their first track with Mario Basanov “Like a Child” (released in 2012). It is symbolic that the

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LGL invites to the Launch of #TRANS_LT Videos and Exhibition “TRANZ”

The National LGBT Rights Organziation LGL, in cooperation with the movie director Romas Zabarauskas, artists ARCANA FEMINA photography and Shaltmira and the art space 5 MALŪNAI invites to an unique event “#TRANS_LT: Launch of Videos and Exhibition “TRANZ”“. In the course of the evening the first social videos with the view of raising awareness about

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Lithuanian Bishops’ Conference: Family Should Be Associated with Marriage

On November 25th, 2015 the Committee on Legal Affairs of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania held a hearing on a proposal to amend the Article 38 of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania, which states that “family emanates from a marriage between a man and a woman”. The participants of the hearing,

2015-11-27

Civil unions to become a reality in Cyprus

The Cypriot parliament has voted in favour of the Civil Partnership Bill, meaning that same-sex couples in Cyprus will be legally recognised for the first time. The legislation, which has generated lots of debate nationally, will offer couples the same rights as civil marriage. However, joint adoption rights are not included as part of the

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NEDF Invites to Seminar-Discussion “Human Rights in Lithuania. NGOs’ Perspective”

On the occasion of the International Human Rights Day, the members of the National Equality and Diversity Forum (NEDF) cordially invite to the seminar-discussion “Human Rights in Lithuania. NGOs’ Perspective”, which will take place on December 9th, 2015 at 2:00-4:30 PM at the premises of the Embassy of Finland (K. Kalinausko str. 24, Vilnius). In