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LGL Co-organized the 2014 National Equality and Diversity Awards

On the 28th of April, 2015, the member organizations of the National Equality and Diversity Forum, including the national LGBT* rights organization LGL, alongside the Equal Opportunities Ombudsman’s Office of the Republic of Lithuania organized the 2014 National Equality and Diversity Awards in Vilnius, which honoured Lithuania’s most notable individuals, organizations and initiatives in the field

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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


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


LGL’s Board Chair nominated at Ireland’s LGBT* Awards “The Galas 2015”

The national LGBT* rights organization’s LGL Board Chair Vladimir Simonko has been honoured with a nomination for the International Award at Ireland’s LGBT* awards ceremony, “The Galas 2015.” This award is given for activism in the field of LGBT* rights in countries where the LGBT* community most often faces discrimination. The National Irish LGBT* Federation

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LGL proposed that the ‘Lithuania Post’ commemorate the IDAHOT

On February 10th, 2015, the national LGBT* rights organization LGL proposed that the stamp publishing department of the ‘Lithuanian Post’ include the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia– celebrated on May 17th– in its 2016 stamp-planning contest. In its letter, LGL emphasized that the contest, organized by the ‘Lithuania Post,’ would provide an opportunity for


On the 20th of February the first National Equality and Diversity Awards 2013 took place at the State Small Theatre of Vilnius. Viktoras Diawara, a member of the band SKAMP, which was awarded for the openness to the multiculturality, stated: “We are living in a democratic state, where freedom of speech is sometimes misused… I


NEDF workshop and „Diversity Avenue“ in Marijampolė on 17- 18 October 2013

On 18 October 2013 in the course of implementing the project “Diversity LT” under the ES programme PROGRESS the representatives of the national LGBT* association LGL together with the partners from the National Equality and Diversity Forum (NEDF) participated in the event of “Diversity Avenue” in SUPER MARKET RIMI in Marijampolė . We presented the


The National Equality and Diversity Forum (NEDF) has published “Equality and Diversity in the NGO Sector: Good Practices of Integration of Equal Opportunities in Lithuania“ in English language. The collection compiles good practices of equality and diversity and the projects successfully implemented by the members of NEDF, including Vilnius Community of Bočiai ( the Lithuanian Union of