It has already been five weeks since my arrival in Vilnius. In the meantime, I acclimatised to the seemingly unwelcoming Lithuanian atmosphere and I am gradually getting used to the myriad of unsmiling and unfriendly faces in the streets and shops. I would even say I feel comfortable calling the piece of socialist architecture where
Last September week I commenced my second half of the EVS with perfectly organized mid-term training. The training took place in the beautiful city of Trakai just 22 km away from Vilnius, surrounded by wonderful lakes and greenery. This experience was elevating and uplifting in so many ways. My mid-term training was filled with numerous
On 25th July, 2017 volunteers from the National LGBT* Rights Organization LGL, Tatiana and Giordano, participated at the discussion organized by the European Foundation of Human Rights (EFHR). It was held in Vilnius Youth Information Center and attended by four different organizations. LGL was one of them. The main purpose of the event was for
Volunteer for equality! You are fired up for human rights, equality and want to gain experience in LGBT* activism? You are interested in artistic activism and non – formal education? You are ready to explore the (almost) unknown Lithuanian culture? Then LGL is looking for YOU! About us: The ‘National LGBT* Rights Organisation LGL’
My on-arrival training took place in the scenery of the Bebrusu Castle. In this amazing location, me, Yuri, and 16 other volunteers from all over the continent joined the training, part of the Erasmus+ program EVS. With a schedule full of different activities, we explored ourselves and took a look at our future months in
On December 5, 2014 the national LGBT* rights organization LGL celebrated its 21st Birthday. The guests of our Birthday party had an opportunity to congratulate on the organization‘s maturity, get to know our volunteers and staff and learn more about our activities. Those who attended the celebration were also invited to participate in a lottery,
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