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The National LGBT* Rights Organization LGL invited to the Baltic Pride 2016 cultural event “Pride Voices”, which took place on June 16th, 2016 at the Lithuanian Russian Drama Theater. During the “Pride Voices” event internationally distinguished LGBT* people and allies shared their personal testimonies within the broader struggle for LGBT* equality. The list of speakers

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Pride House Hosted Bisex Speed-dating

“Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night” [Woody Allen]. In anticipation of a busy Saturday night, Pride House invited to a series of speedy “dates” hosted by LGL volunteers. The participants of the event were invited to make new friendships and to create a sense of community between bisexual people and

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On 15 June, 2016 the Speaker of Lithuanian Parliament Loreta Graužinienė said that she welcomes the Baltic Pride March for Equality, but that she herself does not plan to participate, as she wants to spend that day with her family. “I congratulate any socially active group of people, because it’s very important for the public

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Ambassadors residing in Lithuania express their support for Baltic Pride 2016

On 14 June, 2016 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania and ambassadors residing in Lithuania publicly expressed their support for the local LGBT* community and Baltic Pride 2016 March for Equality in Vilnius. Four embassies of countries with European Union membership – Poland, Hungary, Romania and Greece – abstained from contributing.

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Journalist Eglė Digrytė converses with the participant of the Baltic Pride 2016 cultural event “Pride Voices” LGBT* activist from Uganda Wamala Dennis Mawejje. – What does it mean to be a gay person in Uganda where homosexuality is illegal? – Being a gay in Uganda means living with the constant reality that you may end

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Pride House and Rainbow InfoPoint opened

On 13 June, 2016 the Rainbow InfoPoint and a community space Pride House were officially opened. At the same time the photo exhibition “5 years of struggle” by Romas Melnik, which focuses on modern Russian society were opened and will be on displayed in the Pride House for the entire week. There will also be

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Baltic Pride 2016 Press Conference held at the Lithuanian Parliament

On 10 June, 2016 the Lithuanian Parliament Seimas held a “Baltic Pride” 2016 press conference “We are people, not propaganda.” During the press conference, organizers and attendees of the “Baltic Pride” 2016 were greeted by Swedish Ambassador to Lithuania H. E. Cecilia Ruthström-Ruin, Parliament member Dalia Kuodytė, and editor of the “Baltic Pride” 2016 informational

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LGL Invites to #BP16 Pride House

In the cozy surroundings of the park, under the trees and sunbeams, a Jazz Bar is hiding. Paviljonas is the place where culture, art and entertainment come together, with a wide variety of events just waiting for you to join. Seeking to celebrate the diversity of the entire LGBT* community, the Pride House will explore

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LGL and Demetra: the collaboration is ready to culminate in the Pride House

In the last months, the Lithuanian Gay League had the pleasure to keep a great contact with the Association Demetra and is now taking it to the Baltic Pride 2016 community space, reserved for workshops, lectures and exhibitions! Celebrating the recent opening of the HIV Checkpoint together with LGL and other organizations and then involving

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LGL Invites to an Exclusive Baltic Pride 2016 event “Pride Voices”

The National LGBT* Rights Organization LGL cordially invites to participate in the Baltic Pride 2016 cultural event “Pride Voices”, which will take place on June 16th, 2016 at 7.00 PM at the Lithuanian Russian Drama Theater. During the “Pride Voices” event internationally distinguished LGBT* people and allies will share their personal testimonies within the broader