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British Labour politician, former actor, Member of the European Parliament and co-founder of LGBT rights charity Stonewall Lord Michael Cashman is a long-time supporter of the LGBT human rights movement in Lithuania. Having participated in the ILGA-Europe Conference held in 2007 and attended the first Baltic Pride March in Vilnius, Lord Michael Cashman closely followed

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Spanish drag performer Sharonne joined French and Swiss divas LaDiva Live and Catherine D’oex for a one-of-a-kind performance during the Pride Voices Gala under the framework of Baltic Pride 2019. Sharonne was looking forward to her first performance in Lithuania. She found time in her busy schedule to talk about drag shows and their role

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The Pride Voices Gala event under the framework of the “Baltic Pride” 2019 festival was unforgettable. French drag queen LaDiva Live, widely known within the circles of Lithuanian LGBT community was joined by her friends and colleagues Sharonne from Spain and Catherine D’oex from Switzerland for a live theatre drag performance of a lifetime. Today we converse

LaDiva Live

Having performed in various LGBT events in Vilnius and participated in Lithuanian “X Factor”, drag queen LaDiva Live needs little introduction within the circles of the local LGBT community. Returning to Lithuania to perform at the “Baltic Pride” 2019 Pride Voices Gala event on 7 June, LaDiva Live threw a spectacular live performance including elements of

LGL diskusija apie zmogaus teises su 15min zurnalistais

On 5th of July, 2019 the National LGBT rights organization LGL organized a training about LGBT sensibility for employees of 15min.lt – the main news portal in the country. This event, organized by LGL, is part of the cycle of trainings for journalism students and professionals. Why journalism students need trainings on human rights? How

Baltic Pride 2019 eitynės

The year 2019 saw the breakthrough of business sector support for human rights in Lithuania. For the first time in the history of the LGBT community’s Baltic Pride festival, business representatives in Lithuania have actively contributed to the organization of the festival. On this occasion, we discuss business support for human rights and equal opportunities

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Moments from the Pride Voices Gala Captured in a Video by LGL

National LGBT rights organisation LGL presents a video capturing the moments from the unique Pride Voices Gala event, which took place in the Lithuanian Russian Drama Theatre on the 7th of June under the framework of the Baltic Pride 2019 festival. The creators of the video succeeded to capture the atmosphere and emotions of this

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On 25-26 July, 2019 representatives of the National LGBT rights organization LGL participated in a kick-off meeting for the project “CHOICE: Promoting School Environments Inclusive of Diversity based on SOGI”, organized in Athens, Greece. During the meeting the partners from Greece, Lithuania, Bulgaria and Romania discussed the upcoming activities, goals, objectives, outputs and results of

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(Geneva, July 12, 2019) – In a defining vote, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution to renew the mandate of the Independent Expert focusing on the protection against violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The resolution was adopted by a vote of 27 in favour, with

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On July 10, 2019 Eglė Kuktoraitė, Communications Manager at the National LGBT rights organization LGL, participated in a meeting organized by Lithuanian Prosecutor General Office on hate crimes and hate speech. Lithuanian General Prosecutors’ Office’s, representatives from district prosecutors’ offices, representatives of NGOs, working in the field, participated in the meeting. The aim of the

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LGL Representative Participated in Oslo Pride International Programme 2019

On June 19-23, 2019 Miglė Šarakauskaitė, Project Manager at National LGBT rights organization LGL, participated in Oslo Pride International Programme, organized by Oslo Pride, Norwegian Helsinki Committee, Amnesty International Norway and FRI (Norwegian Organization for Sexual and Gender Diversity). Oslo Pride International Programme is organized annually since 2016. The aim is to highlight challenges, as well

LGL diskusija apie zmogaus teises su 15min zurnalistais

On 5th July, 2019 the National LGBT organization LGL held an LGBT sensitivity training for the employees of the main Lithuanian news portal 15min.lt. By organizing this training, LGL aimed to raise the awareness of professional journalists in fighting the phenomenon of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in mass media. During the training, journalists were familiarized