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Human rights youth exchange: discovering the contrasting reality of Georgia

From the 4th to the 12th of July, 2015 the representatives of the national LGBT* rights organization LGL participated to the international project “Open Your Mind 2” under the ERASMUS+ programme, youth exchange for young people on human rights and equal opportunities, organized in Rustavi, Georgia. The project “Open Your Mind 2”, gave the opportunity

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It has long been the case that international corporates have acted as sponsors for LGBT* events in capital cities throughout the world. From New York City’s annual Pride event to Berlin’s St. Christopher Street Day festivals, corporates play a huge role in providing funding streams, quality programming and networking opportunities for the LGBT* community and

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LGL is now launching its Online Shop!

Today, the national LGBT* rights organization LGL embarked in a new adventure: a brand-new online shop to satisfy the demands of those who need perfectly designed and stylish items, whilst at the same time, they are eager to support the LGBT* cause. Professional designers used their creativity to produce several lines of products, including “Time

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Newly Elected Mayor of Vilnius Has “No Problems” with LGBT* Pride Events

The new mayor of Vilnius Remigijus Šimašius (Liberal Movement), elected on March 15th, 2015 claims that he sees “no problems with allowing” LGBT* pride events to be held on the central avenue in the downtown of the Lithuanian capital city. However, in response to a public question by a representative of the national LGBT* rights

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International companies not ready yet to support LGBT rights in Lithuania?

This June a day couldn’t pass by without the news of some private enterprise making a public statement in support of LGBT rights. After US President Obama declared June 2014 the Pride Month, companies in the United States and elsewhere started competing for the spotlight in being the most creatively supportive of full equality for

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LGL publishes its 2012-2013 Annual Report

LGL is happy to announce the publication of its 2012-2013 Annual Report. Those were very important years for our organization: a lot of events and initiatives were organized and implemented, giving LGL new visibility in the Lithuanian society and contributing to raising the awareness of Lithuanian citizens on issues related to LGBT rights. Two of

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Chair of the Lithuanian Parliament Loreta Graužinienė and Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius presented the tasks for the spring session of the Parliament on Monday, March 10th. Four homophobic bills and amendments to the existing laws are scheduled for the session. At the spring session the parliamentarians will consider the amendment to the Code of Administrative