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“Baltic Pride“ 2022 Magazine Published on LGL Website

On the occasion of the “Baltic Pride” 2022, the National LGBT rights organization LGL has released an exclusive free magazine featuring the stories of the stars of LGBT human rights movement as well as the program of the festival. The magazine is now available on LGL website. The exclusive Baltic Pride magazine features interviews with
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Baltic Pride 2022: International Conference Proud Cities Summit

On 3 June, 2022 the Baltic Pride 2022 International Conference Proud Cities Summit // Lithuanian Diversity Charter Annual Conference was held in partnership with the Lithuanian Diversity Charter at Vilnius Town Hall. “Proud Cities Summit” is an international conference where mayors from Europe and Canada, business, public sector and NGOs representatives gathered to share their
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Baltic Pride 2022: Pride Voices and Rainbow Carpet

On 2nd of June, 2022 Kablys + Kultūra hosted the Baltic Pride 2022 theatrical event Pride Voices with the participation of music performer Jazzu, Minister of Economy and Innovation Aušrinė Armonaitė, performer Lolita Zero, guest from Canada Colin Ratushniak. The event was hosted by Agnė Grigaliūnienė. The speakers shared open, sincere, and community-friendly stories about
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Baltic Pride 2022 Festival Launched during a Rainbow Bus Trip in Vilnius

On 31st of May, 2022 the Baltic Pride 2022 festival was opened during a colorful Rainbow Bus trip in Vilnius. Representatives of the LGBT community on the colorful music bus visited the sponsors and friends of the Baltic Pride 2022 festival, spread positive atmosphere, and invited Vilnius residents and guests to participate at the Baltic
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Representatives of the Flemish Parliament visited LGL office

On the 22nd of September the Commission of Foreign Affairs of the Flemish Parliament visited LGL office. The National LGBT rights organization LGL took an opportunity to thank the Flemish people for their support for the Baltic Pride 2022 in Vilnius. Flanders is an historical support of LGL as its cooperation with the association started

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International data show that every third pupil in Lithuania falls victim to bullying. This issue was discussed on the 7th of September 2022 at the Conference of the Parliament’s Human Rights Committee. However, since surveys on the bullying issue are not conducted in schools, and therefore, the need for the according data is not met,

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Calling all intersex* persons and parents of intersex persons in the EU!

The European Commission wants to hear from you to understand the socio-economic position of intersex people* in society and the correlation between inclusive legislative, medical, and other policy measures relating to intersex people and their wellbeing.  We are hoping to explore experiences of growing up, the healthcare system, education, employment, and later life among other

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Western Union has been supporting and participating in the LGBTQ+ community festival Baltic Pride for several years. Sergej Sidorov, Leader of Western Union in Lithuania, says that he is proud of the company’s culture, which encourages collaboration between representatives of various nations and cultures. Adrian Muller, Global Sanctions Advisory Group Leader, and Western Union Lithuania

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On 1-5 June 2022 the Baltic Pride 2022 festival took place in Vilnius. The festival provided Lithuanian and Norwegian partners to explore new cooperation opportunities, share and establish new best practices. The organizer of the Baltic Pride 2022, the National LGBT rights organization LGL together with partners Oslo City Municipality, Vilnius City Municipality and Lithuanian

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Swedbank in Lithuania has been implementing and contributing to various initiatives promoting equality and diversity for many years. The LGBT community festival Baltic Pride held in Vilnius this year is no exception. Simona Lėverienė, head of Swedbank’s Career Center and Board Member of the Lithuanian Diversity Charter, says that organizations promoting diversity reflect a more

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In collaboration with The Bęc Zmiana Foundation, Polar Rainbow, the AR sculpture from Latvian-British artist Kristaps Ancāns will be visible starting July 1st, 2022 from the Warsaw Meridian in Theatre Square in the Polish capital, and globally, across locations on the 21E meridian line. The project is curated by Corina L. Apostol (Tallinn Art Hall)

LGL Annual Report for 2021, 2022

LGL Annual Report for 2021 Now Available Online

The National LGBT rights organization LGL is proud to announce the annual report for 2021. Transparency and independence from any political or financial interests are one of the most important goals for our organization in order to achieve effective inclusion and social integration of local LGBT community. LGL’s annual report for 2021 comprehensively presents organization’s activities,

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On 27-28 June, 2022 representatives of the National LGBT rights organization LGL participated at the kick-off meeting of the project COUNTER HATE in Piraeus (Greece). During the meeting LGL Project Manager Monika Antanaitytė and LGL Communication Manager Eglė Kuktoraitė introduced the project partners with the legal background against hate crimes and hate speech in Lithuania.

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LGL Executive Director Participated in Google.org Social Leaders Lab in Riga

On 20-21 June, 2022 Vladimir Simonko, the Executive Director of the National LGBT rights organization LGL, participated in the first Google.org Social Leaders Lab in Central and Eastern Europe in Riga, Latvia. The event included 2 days of networking, exploration, meetings with policy and business leaders as well as nonprofit leadership skills training delivered by

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LGL Representatives Participated in Riga Pride

On the 18th of June, 2022 representatives of the National LGBT rights organization LGL participated in Riga Pride March for Freedom. Around 5000 participants took part at the march. Showing support and solidarity to the LGBTQ community in Ukraine, Riga Pride took place together and as part of Kyiv Pride with the message “Until we

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Ambassador of Norway to Lithuania H. E. Ole Terje Horpestad says that Lithuania has made progress in LGBTI visibility in recent years, but to achieve prosperity and sustainable development, we should accept all our citizens and fully use their skills and talents. Norway is keen on supporting LGBTI rights both at home and abroad. What

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