It’s not just about ‘Pride’ for Lithuania’s LGBT community

This June, Vilnius is hosting Baltic Pride for the third time, an annual LGBT event that rotates among the three Baltic capitals, and the curious thing about the clamour in the run-up is that, well, there isn’t any. This being the election year and with politicians always eager for coverage, one would have expected that

Last Chance to Support the “Baltic Pride” 2016 Crowdfunding Campaign!

The Baltic Pride 2016 crowdfunding campaign, launched on March 8th, 2016, will end in just 3 days! In order to support our fundraising efforts further, we would like to kindly ask you to contribute to Baltic Pride 2016 crowdfunding campaign. Make the Baltic Pride 2016 happen – support our crowdfunding campaign! We organize the crowd

“Baltic Pride” 2016 needs your support!

The Baltic Pride 2016 crowdfunding campaign, launched on March 8th, 2016, has reached 21 percent of its $15,000 goal. $3,085 has been raised by 34 donors. The Baltic Pride 2016 crowdfunding campaign still needs to collect $11,925 in order to reach our goal to raise $15,000 needed for the upcoming Baltic Pride 2016 festival. We

Mika: “Tolerance must be provoked”

A British singer and songwriter Mika, who will perform in Lithuania for the second time in Kaunas Žalgiris arena on the 23d May, 2016 spoke to portal 15min.lt about homophobia and the need to foster tolerance in Lithuania and abroad. You have mentioned that your albums are very personal. I understand that one of them contained

Journalists Invited to Cover the Baltic Pride 2016 Events

On behalf of the National LGBT* Rights Organization LGL, we would like to cordially invite international journalists to participate in the Baltic Pride 2016, which will take place in Vilnius on June 13th – 19th, 2016. Baltic Pride is a joint project by the Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian LGBT* organizations, seeking to promote openness and

LGL Launches Baltic Pride 2016 Crowd Funding Campaign

On March 8th, 2016 the National LGBT* Rights Organization LGL launched a crowdfunding campaign with the view of collecting financial donations for the upcoming Baltic Pride 2016 festival in Vilnius on June 13th – 19th, 2016. The launch of the campaign also includes the official presentation of the Baltic Pride 2016 promotional video and the

Embassies and NGOs to cooperate on the Baltic Pride 2016

On February 25th, 2016 the representatives of the National LGBT* rights organization LGL, association “In corpore”, Lithuanian Centre for Human Rights and 14 foreign ambassadors in Lithuania participated in a meeting as far as preparations for the Baltic Pride 2016 festival in Vilnius are concerned. The meeting was hosted in the Netherlands Embassy in Vilnius.

Baltic Pride 2016 March for Equality Will Take Place on the Central Avenue

The National LGBT* Rights Organization LGL congratulates the decision by the Vilnius City Municipality Administration of October 21st, 2015 to facilitate the Baltic Pride 2016 March for Equality on the central avenue in the downtown of Vilnius. The event will take place on June 18th, 2016 (Saturday) on the Gediminas Avenue. The march will culminate

On the 13th of July, 2015 the national LGBT* rights organization LGL received an official notification from the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology, stating that the Commission began investigation regarding LGL’s appeal under the European Union (EU) directive infringement process. A formal complaint, prepared in collaboration with the European LGBTI

LGL’Baltic Pride movie “We Can Be Gay Today” screened at EuroPride 2015

On Thursday the 18th of June, 2015, in the framework of the EuroPride 2015, the national LGBT* organization LGL screened the movie “We Can Be Gay Today” in the charming context of the Pride House, benchmark venue of many events during EuroPride. The movie was preceded by an interesting discussion on the realization of the