Mayor Artūras Zuokas says Vilnius does not need events like Baltic Pride

According to Vilnius Mayor Artūras Zuokas, the LGBT pride march that took place in the Lithuanian capital on Saturday did not promote tolerance but, instead, triggered increased confrontation of the society. In his words, Vilnius does not need any more of such events. “Vilnius needs no more of these festivals. I believe that developments on


Vilnius municipality to appeal against gay march ruling

Vilnius City Municipality announced on Monday it would appeal against Vilnius Regional Administrative Court’s ruling, which ordered the municipality to make arrangements for a gay march to take place on the city’s central Gediminas Avenue. “Having analysed the court ruling and motives, the administration of Vilnius City Municipality Council decided to appeal against the court

Lithuanian gay league (LGL), logo

In response to the letter by the Vilnius City Major Mr. Artūras Zuokas to the Members of the European Parliament regarding the ban on the Baltic Pride 2013 March for Equality, Lithuanian Gay League (LGL) would like to provide some additional information in relation to the unfortunate situation, described by the Mayor in his contribution.