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LGL Invites to Eurovision Party FEAT. LaDiva Live & Okeanide

Mark 13th May, 2017 on your calendar in red: we will have a double celebration! Organized by LGL, the Eurovision party will start on 13th May, 2017 at 09:00 P.M. in the jazz bar Paviljonas and will definitely be a shining jewel of the “Rainbow Days” 2017. It is going to be better than Christmas,

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LGL and Embassies Cooperate on the Rainbow Days 2017

On February 7th, 2017 a meeting in preparation for the upcoming „Rainbow Days“ 2017 festival, organized by the National LGBT* rights organization LGL, was held at the Swedish Embassy in Vilnius. During the meeting the representatives of LGL, other nongovernmental organizations and foreign embassies discussed the possible cooperation in organizing the upcoming „Rainbow Days“ 2017

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Volunteering in Lithuania: My Experience of Rainbow Days 2015

As a foreigner volunteering in one of the most homophobic countries in the European Union, I admit I did not know what reactions would have generated the Rainbow Days 2015, the set of initiatives organized in Lithuania for IDAHOT (International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia). Since I moved to this country, not many positive events

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Rainbow Days 2015 Film Screening at the “Pasaka” Movie Theatre

Lithuanian cinemas helped celebrate Rainbow Days once again! At 4 pm on May 17th, 2015, the national LGBT* rights organisation LGL invited the public to a screening of the Italian film “Loose Cannons,” which was held at the “Pasaka” movie theatre in Vilnius. The film “Loose Cannons” (“Mine Veganti”) (2010) is a witty, ironic, and

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Foreign Embassies in Vilnius Raised the Rainbow Flag in Honour of IDAHOT

On the 17th of May, 2015 LGBT*-friendly foreign embassies in Vilnius raised the rainbow flag to honour the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) and to show their support for the LGBT* community. The rainbow flag decorated the embassies of Italy, Finland, Norway, Austria, Germany, Denmark and Holland. Representatives of the U.S. Embassy in

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Rainbow Days 2015 Press Conference at Parliament

From 10 to 10:30am on the 15th of May, 2015, a press conference for Rainbow Days 2015, which was organized by the national LGBT* rights organization LGL, was held at the conference hall of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania. Vice-Minister of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania Algirdas Šešelgis, Senior

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Let’s get this party started! LGL Celebrates IDAHOT and Rainbow Days 2015

From the 14th to the 20th of May, the National LGBT* Organization LGL is ready to lead off the dance for Rainbow Days and IDAHOT 2015 and proud to offer a wide agenda of political, social, cultural and artistic events in Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipėda. Please join in! What will happen in Vilnius? We will

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Support changes: donate 2% to LGL

The arrival of Spring calls for reflection upon the past year, and the goals and expectations that defined it. Last year, the national LGBT* rights organization LGL completed more projects and hosted more events for the general public and the LGBT* community than ever before, and these initiatives were recognized both in Lithuania and abroad.

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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

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Embassies and NGOs to cooperate on “Rainbow Days 2015”

On the 30th January, 2015, the National LGBT* Rights Organization LGL promoted a joint initiative together with the Embassy of Sweden in Vilnius as far as preparations for this year’s celebration of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) in Lithuania are concerned. The meeting was hosted in the Swedish Residence and more than