On 31st July, 2017 European Volunteering Service (EVS) volunteers Tatiana and Giordano prepared another community event on the premises of LGL’s LGBT* Center. This time they presented various European projects and initiatives, as well as their own experience with the National LGBT* Rights Organization LGL as volunteers. Moreover, Tatiana and Giordano were joined by Maciek
On Thursday, 21th April, our LGBT* community centre held the dancing workshop called Shake it out! with the undertitle Show us how you dance! There was enough space for everyone, even for those who didn`t feel like dancing. But later some of them joined, too. Apparently, because we have had so amazing teachers! A bunch
Between the 26th of February and the 1st of March our EVS volunteers (Alice and Adam) participated in on-arrival training in the Lithuanian countryside, many miles from civilization… in Molėtai. Despite the remote location of the training, the accommodation was cozy, warm and provided an ideal environment for the activities that followed later. Participants had
Meet the new EVS volunteers who have just joined our team! Within a 10 month project “Promoting Human Rights Activism in Lithuania” under Erasmus+ programme two volunteers will carry out their voluntary service at LGL’s office. Alice After an intense month of preparations, we finally touched the Lithuanian ground. Reading some information from some
Joana Estrela is a Portuguese comic artist who was a volunteer in 2012-2013 with the Lithuanian Gay League in Vilnius, as the organization prepared to host the 2013 Baltic Pride. A graduate in communication design from the University of Porto’s Faculty of Fine Arts, Joana began drawing comics about her experiences in Vilnius. These comics
One rainy summer evening, exactly on the 11th of July, the presentation of a comics book by a former volunteer of LGL, Joana Estrela, took place in a cozy book-store called “Mint Vinetu”. The book is called “Propaganda”, which is a word that gives the creeps probably to every LGBT rights activist, but exactly for this
This year on June 21-29th the LGL team, consisting of Sandra, Kiletta, Dalius, Marius and Aliona, participated in Iceland‘s “Queer activism“ training events, in which there were representatives from Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, Germany and Iceland itself. In the village of Reykir a former boarding school sheltered the international encampment for slightly more than a week,
Lithuanian Gay League (LGL) recently organized a volunteer training that was attended by 32 members of the local community, 11 of those coming from towns outside of Vilnius. The training was a two-day event held at Algirdas Hotel in downtown Vilnius. The first day of the training began with team building activities that encouraged participants
LGL recently organized a volunteer training that was attended by 32 members of the local community, 11 of those coming from towns outside of Vilnius. The training was a two-day event held at Algirdas Hotel in downtown Vilnius.
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