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LGL Representatives Participated in a Project Partners‘ Meeting

On 3rd-5th May, 2017 representatives of the National LGBT* rights organization LGL participated in a partners‘ meeting of the project “Developing research capacity in Eastern Europe” in Warsaw, the capital of Poland. During the meeting partners discussed the upcoming activities of the project, the concept of a survey on LGBT issues in education and its

The UN Security Council

On the 3d of September, 2015 the national LGBT* rights organization LGL received an official letter from the United Nations, International Organizations and Human Rights Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, informing about Lithuania’s position in the U.N. Security Council meeting on the 24th of August, 2015. In response

Homosexual conscripts – not welcome in the Lithuanian military?

For which purpose a future soldier is asked questions such as: do you like picking flowers and/or would you like to be a florist? Perhaps in order to have Lithuanian conscripts in the army decoded as homosexual persons or have their sexual orientation revealed? The military acknowledges that homosexual conscripts are not welcome in the

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National LGBT* rights organization LGL would like to take an opportunity to kindly invite you to the International conference “Tackling Homophobic and Transphobic Bullying: Challenges and Effective Responses” which will take place in Vilnius on October 2, 2014. As such homophobic and transphobic bullying is a form of discrimination and exclusion. It has an impact

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Supposedly homophobic hate crime sanctioned with a ridiculous fine in Lithuania

Openly gay well-known Lithuanian singer Ruslanas Kirilkinas, who had to end his concert due to an attack by bullies on June 21st would seem to finally expect justice. The citizen who threw firecrackers at him was punished with a symbolic fine of LT 225 (65 EUR). Though the singer did report the incident to officers,