LGL Annual Report for 2021 Now Available Online

The National LGBT rights organization LGL is proud to announce the annual report for 2021. Transparency and independence from any political or financial interests are one of the most important goals for our organization in order to achieve effective inclusion and social integration of local LGBT community. LGL’s annual report for 2021 comprehensively presents organization’s activities,

The National LGBT rights organization LGL presented the results of the project “Direction Employment” on the Baltic Pride 2022 magazine. LGL together with CodeAcademy organized 3 training cycles attended by 57 young people from vulnerable groups of society. The course helped young people under the age of 29 who are not studying and cannot find

On 27-28 June, 2022 representatives of the National LGBT rights organization LGL participated at the kick-off meeting of the project COUNTER HATE in Piraeus (Greece). During the meeting LGL Project Manager Monika Antanaitytė and LGL Communication Manager Eglė Kuktoraitė introduced the project partners with the legal background against hate crimes and hate speech in Lithuania.

LGL Executive Director Participated in Google.org Social Leaders Lab in Riga

On 20-21 June, 2022 Vladimir Simonko, the Executive Director of the National LGBT rights organization LGL, participated in the first Google.org Social Leaders Lab in Central and Eastern Europe in Riga, Latvia. The event included 2 days of networking, exploration, meetings with policy and business leaders as well as nonprofit leadership skills training delivered by

LGL Representatives Participated in Riga Pride

On the 18th of June, 2022 representatives of the National LGBT rights organization LGL participated in Riga Pride March for Freedom. Around 5000 participants took part at the march. Showing support and solidarity to the LGBTQ community in Ukraine, Riga Pride took place together and as part of Kyiv Pride with the message “Until we

Ambassador of Norway to Lithuania H. E. Ole Terje Horpestad says that Lithuania has made progress in LGBTI visibility in recent years, but to achieve prosperity and sustainable development, we should accept all our citizens and fully use their skills and talents. Norway is keen on supporting LGBTI rights both at home and abroad. What

Marianne Borgen, the Mayor of Oslo, says that the Baltic Pride 2022 will become a platform for cooperation between Oslo and Vilnius municipalities on the topic of equal rights for all. The Mayor insists that it is essential that the local government take an active role in promoting equal opportunities and diversity for citizens and

Kaspars Zalitis: Riga Pride is Coming Back and Invites to Celebrate Freedom

Riga Pride returns to Latvia this week with the most anticipated March for Freedom on Saturday, 18th of June. Showing support and solidarity to the LGBTQ community in Ukraine, Riga Pride will take place this year together and as part of Kyiv Pride with the message “Until we are all free”. With 40 events throughout

DK Bartley, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer at Moody’s, the global credit rating and financial services company, is keenly responsible for Moody’s acceleration of D&E&I as a business imperative and the international Diversity and Inclusion strategy for its internal and external framework. Having ample experience in advancing D&E&I he transformed the employee value proposition

Olena Globa: We are Together, and we are Powerful and Unconquered

When the war started in Ukraine Olena Globa spent six days in the basement in Kyiv trying to survive during the Russian shelling. In a time of need she received help from the US LGBTQ+ organization PFLAG. Olena was able to flee to the United States where her son lives and is now using every

Enrique Anarte Lazo: LGBTQ people across the Baltics fight for their rights

Around 10,000 people from across Eastern Europe attended an LGBTQ Pride event in Lithuania over the weekend, many of them hopeful for their futures. Around 10,000 people, mostly young adults, flocked to the capital, Vilnius, from across Lithuania — a country of 2.8 million and the biggest Baltic country — and its neighbors Latvia and

“Baltic Pride“ 2022 Magazine Published on LGL Website

On the occasion of the “Baltic Pride” 2022, the National LGBT rights organization LGL has released an exclusive free magazine featuring the stories of the stars of LGBT human rights movement as well as the program of the festival. The magazine is now available on LGL website. The exclusive Baltic Pride magazine features interviews with