Vilnius Pride took place on the 1st of July, Mayor participated at the event

Thousands of LGBTIQ community members and its allies marched in a successful Vilnius Pride event which took place on the 1st of July. Newly elected Vilnius Mayor Valdas Benkunskas also joined the Pride march this year. According to the organizers of the event, “LGBTQ+ people in Lithuania are still being used as political tools –

Authorities took first steps to preserve LGBTIQ heritage in Lithuania

After the massive success of Baltic Pride 2022 in Vilnius, the National Museum of Lithuania took the first steps to preserve the vibrant LGBTIQ heritage in Lithuania. Last year, the Museum’s History Collections Department began collecting exhibits from the LGBT+ community and approached  Lithuanian Gay League (LGL) for cooperation. LGL began its LGBTIQ human rights advocacy work

Support Vladimir Simonko for the ILGA-Europe Executive Board

Vladimir Simonko, co-founder and Executive Director of the Lithuanian National LGBT* rights organization LGL, announced his bid for the candidacy to the ILGA-Europe Executive Board for the period of 2016-2017 during the elections by the Annual Conference, taking place on October 28th – 31st, 2015 in Athens (Greece). “Active participation in the ILGA-Europe Executive Board