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Journalists Invited to Cover the Baltic Pride 2016 Events

On behalf of the National LGBT* Rights Organization LGL, we would like to cordially invite international journalists to participate in the Baltic Pride 2016, which will take place in Vilnius on June 13th – 19th, 2016. Baltic Pride is a joint project by the Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian LGBT* organizations, seeking to promote openness and

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LGL Launches Baltic Pride 2016 Crowd Funding Campaign

On March 8th, 2016 the National LGBT* Rights Organization LGL launched a crowdfunding campaign with the view of collecting financial donations for the upcoming Baltic Pride 2016 festival in Vilnius on June 13th – 19th, 2016. The launch of the campaign also includes the official presentation of the Baltic Pride 2016 promotional video and the

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LGL is a member organisation of IGLYO and one of the most stable and mature organizations within the civic sector in the country as it was on December 1993. The main principle that characterizes the activities of the association is that of independence from any political or financial interests, with the aim of attaining effective social inclusion

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“Amnesty International” criticizes Lithuania’s violation of LGBT* rights

In its annual report concerning the state of human rights throughout the world, the international non-governmental organization Amnesty International criticized Lithuania’s violation of LGBT* rights. “The law designed for the ‘protection of minors’ against the detrimental effect of public information violates the freedom of self-expression of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people,” states the

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Second Tokyo district to recognize gay relationships

A second district in Tokyo has announced that it will recognize same-sex relationships. For the first time in Japan, a district of Tokyo last week announced plans to recognize gay couples’ relationships through “partnerships” certificates. The certificates will be issued by the Shibuya district, which hosts many international companies, and is regarded as a business hub.