Sir Ian McKellen (79), a British veteran actor and an LGBT human rights activist, recorded a video greeting inviting everyone to join the Baltic Pride March For Equality in Vilnius on June 8th. In his video, „The Lord of the Rings“ and „The Hobbit“ star emphasizes the political significance of the Baltic Pride 2019 march
Two Moroccan men have been arrested after a video of them kissing caused outrage online. The strong reaction to the video – which quickly went viral – led to authorities to arrest the men on Friday (January 7). The video – which shows two unidentified silhouettes kissing inside a classroom – was filmed in the
Hillary Clinton has formally announced her plans to run for President of the United States again in 2016. In a video, Mrs Clinton declared: “I am running for president”. “Americans have fought their way back from tough economic times,” she said, “but the deck is still stacked in favour of those at the top. “Everyday
On February 23, 2015 Transgender Europe (TGEU) calls attention to the fact that 34 countries in Europe still do not allow trans people to change their legal name and gender without having to undergo humiliating and abusive procedures. With the release of a new video on legal gender recognition, TGEU demands action to reform gender
On October 27, 2014 Lithuanian news agency “BNS” reported that Vilnius Regional Administrative Court decided to dismiss LGL’s appeal against social video ban, stating that the document, issued by the Lithuanian Office of the Inspector of Journalist Ethics‘, which argues that the video has a detrimental effect on minors, is a recommendation and do not cause
Experts who assessed the advertisement of the campaign “Change it“, created by the national LGBT* rights organization LGL, decided that the video has a negative influence on minors. DELFI writes that on Monday, September 15, experts of The Office of the Inspector of Journalists’ Ethics made a decision about the ad which was refused by Lithuanian TV
Today, August 13, 2014, LGL’s Change It (KEISK) campaign officially takes its first steps. Our posters are already in place in the cities of Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipeda and our social video is accessible online. The Eurobarometer survey on perceptions of discrimination in the EU, among other worrisome facts about the situation of LGBT people
On October 11th our office finally came out! A video is showing up who we are and what is LGL for us. So, happy Coming Out Day 2013 from LGL! Here is the first video podcast, which will bring you “behind the scenes” of LGL’s office. We are COMING OUT! Enjoy!