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Malta’s minister for civil liberties has kicked off a conference on LGBTI rights across the EU with a call for politicians to swim against the tide by “helping shape public opinion, not to be led by it”. Helena Dalli was speaking in Malta on Thursday, 23 February 2017, at a high-level ministerial conference on LGBTI

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700 LGBTI Human Rights Defenders Gather in Bangkok for the ILGA World Conference

Almost 700 LGBTI human rights defenders and allies from 101 different countries have recently gathered in Bangkok, Thailand to take part in the 28th ILGA World Conference. For five days, advocates from all over the world met to network and engage in dialogue on issues faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex communities both

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Hundreds attend global LGBT rights conference in Bangkok

LGBT rights advocates and allies from all over the world have gathered in Bangkok this week for the 28th ILGA World Conference. The gathering began in the Thai capital on Monday. Activists are be meeting and networking, discussing recent achievements and planning next steps all week. “This conference … provides a space for the LGBTI

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Uruguay hosted global LGBT rights conference

More than 150 activists from around the world gathered in Uruguay last week for the first global LGBT rights conference to have taken place in Latin America. Uruguayan Minister of Exterior Relations Rodolfo Nin Novoa on Tuesday spoke at the opening of the conference that is taking place in his country’s capital of Montevideo. “We

Members of the Arcoiris (Rainbow) Lesbian, Gay, Transsexual and Bisexual (LGTB) Association, demonstrate on the International Day against Homophobia in the streets of Tegucigalpa, on May 17, 2010.  AFP PHOTO/Orlando SIERRA (Photo credit should read ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Hundreds of LGBT advocates to attend Honduras conference

Hundreds of LGBT rights advocates from across Latin America and the Caribbean are expected to gather in Honduras this week for a conference designed to spur further participation in the political processes of their respective countries. Randy Berry, the special U.S. envoy to promote global LGBT rights, is among those who are scheduled to speak

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Human Rights Conference at Seimas: Equality Policies in Europe and in Lithuania

On Monday the 20th of April, the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania Seimas hosted a Human Right Conference Equality Policies in Europe and in Lithuania: Current Challenges and Future Perspectives. The event was organized by the National Equality and Diversity forum (NEDF) in cooperation with the Office of Equal Opportunities Ombudsman of the Republic

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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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The invisibility of the legal problems of transgender people in Lithuania inspired national LGBT* rights organization LGL and organization “Transgender Europe” (TGEU) to hold a series of public events “Being Trans* in Europe – Attitudes, Perspectives and Challenges” on the 27th-28th of August 2014 at the premises of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)

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International human rights conference and LGBTQ workshops held in Vilnius

The LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer) community, along with the rest of Vilnius, were showing their colours in the capital in support of Baltic Pride 2013 at International Human Rights Conference: ‘Towards a European Roadmap for LGBT Equality’ on 26 July, 2013. Stuart Milk addressed the crowd in a keynote speech. Nephew of