A campaign against homophobia will be held during Baku European Games

Baku is hosting First European Games in June, 2015. Nefes LGBT Azerbaijan Alliance in collaboration with Free LGBT will hold “Compete for Equality” campaign during this event, reports Nefes LGBT Azerbaijan Alliance. The target group of this campaign is European Parliament, International Olympic Committee, ILGA World and ILGA Europe, Olympic Committees and Ministries of Foreign Affairs of

LGL Assists Police in Investigating Hate Crimes

National LGBT* rights organization LGL has many years of experience in cooperating with Lithuanian law enforcement authorities. We provide information and assist the members of the local LGBT* community, who become victims ofhate crimes or hate motivated incidents. LGL staff also assists in submitting complaints regarding violations of the Lawon Equal Opportunities. Similarly, LGL serves

Two hateful crimes exposed in half a month

In the past two weeks Lithuania witnessed two hate crimes said to have been driven by homophobia. On June 24th an explosive device was thrown at singer Ruslanas Kirilkinas during his performance in Linksmakalnis village and on July 7th Agness Landau posted a status on her Facebook wall about the violence her friend had experienced

LGL presents report on homophobic and transphobic hate crimes in Lithuania

In 2013 LGL, a national non-profit, non-governmental organization which advocates for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT) in Lithuania, supported by the regional subdivision of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) ILGA-Europe, implemented a project “Documentation of homophobic and transphobic violence in Lithuania”. During the project, victims