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LGL Representatives Participated at the INACH’s Annual Conference in Amsterdam

On 3-4 November, 2022 representatives of the National LGBT rights organization LGL participate at the INACH’s Annual Conference 2002 to 2022 – 20 years of combating cyber hate: Lessons learned and future challenges in Amsterdam. During the conference LGL Executive Director Vladimir Simonko gave a keynote speech “Activism against ignorance: Lithuanian success (?) story” and

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LGL Volunteer Participated in the Annual “IGLYO” Conference in Brussels

On 13-17 October, 2022 Violeta Tamelytė, volunteer of the National LGBT rights organization LGL, participated in the annual conference organized by the international LGBTI youth and student organization “IGLYO” in Brussels. During the annual “IGLYO” conference, members of the organization had an opportunity to discuss the future goals for “IGLYO”, admit new members, participate in

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Representatives of the Flemish Parliament visited LGL office

On the 22nd of September the Commission of Foreign Affairs of the Flemish Parliament visited LGL office. The National LGBT rights organization LGL took an opportunity to thank the Flemish people for their support for the Baltic Pride 2022 in Vilnius. Flanders is an historical support of LGL as its cooperation with the association started

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On 1-5 June 2022 the Baltic Pride 2022 festival took place in Vilnius. The festival provided Lithuanian and Norwegian partners to explore new cooperation opportunities, share and establish new best practices. The organizer of the Baltic Pride 2022, the National LGBT rights organization LGL together with partners Oslo City Municipality, Vilnius City Municipality and Lithuanian

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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

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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

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Baltic Pride 2022: „Firebird“ Premiere in Lithuania

On the 5th of June, 2022 a screening of the film FireBird and a meeting with the director Peeter Rebane took place during the Baltic Pride 2022 festival at the Pasaka cinema. “Firebird” was screened for the first time in Lithuania. The Q&A session was moderated by film director Romas Zabarauskas. Thank you to the

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Baltic Pride 2022: Brunch at the Residence of the US Ambassador

On 5th of June, 2022 the Ambassador of the United States of America, Mr. Robert S. Gilchrist, hosted a Brunch celebrating Baltic Pride 2022 at the Ambassador’s Residence in Vilnius with guests of honor LGBTQI+ and anti-hate crimes activists Judy and Dennis Shepard, and U.S. Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons Jessica

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On the 4th of June, 2022 the Baltic Pride 2022 March for Equality and Peace and Proud Cities Concert took place in Vilnius. More than 10 000 participants from Lithuania and abroad took part in the March in the central street of Vilnius. Vilnius hosted the Baltic Pride for the fifth time. The march began at

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Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, shimmered with all the colors of the rainbow this Saturday, celebrating the end of the Baltic Pride 2022 festival with the main attraction—the March for Equality and Peace. The event, which rotates in all three Baltic countries, was hosted in Vilnius for the fifth time from May 31st till June

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Baltic Pride 2022: Reception at the Embassy of Norway

On June 3, 2022 on the eve of the Baltic Pride 2022 March for Equality and Peace a Garden Reception was organized at the Residence of the Ambassador of Norway H.E. Mr. Ole T. Horpestad. Drag divas LaDiva Live, Catherine d’Oex and Leona Winter gave their brilliant performances.  National LGBT rights organization LGL would like

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Baltic Pride 2022: International Conference Proud Cities Summit

On 3 June, 2022 the Baltic Pride 2022 International Conference Proud Cities Summit // Lithuanian Diversity Charter Annual Conference was held in partnership with the Lithuanian Diversity Charter at Vilnius Town Hall. “Proud Cities Summit” is an international conference where mayors from Europe and Canada, business, public sector and NGOs representatives gathered to share their