Baltic Pride In Vilnius. Photo Ruslanas Iržikevičius, the Lithuania Tribune

Baltic Pride and MP Gražulis: why not a peep from him?

Let’s talk about MP Gražulis and Baltic Pride! Even on the brightest day, you can have clouds, a man once said upon finding out that his mother in law died, but he will have to […]

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ELECTIONS, London debate: Politicians promise dedicate constituencies and dual citizenship

To promote voting in general election this October amongst the diaspora, the Lithuanian Youth Association of the UK (JKLJS) with partners organized a political debate at the University College London. The event packed large Darwin hall with live streaming being watched by Lithuanians in the US, Netherlands and Norway. […]

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Conservative leader comes out in support of gay partnership

Winds of tolerance and human rights appear to be blowing in the run up to the Seimas elections. A highlight of a Tuesday discussion at the Loftas venue, organised by the initiative “Žinau, ką renku” (I know who I’m voting for), was Seimas candidate responses to the question of LGBT rights, with the conservative leader Gabrielius Landsbergis delivering the biggest surprise with his statement in support of same-sex partnership, something his party has vehemently opposed. […]


Lithuanian leaders give their reasons for not joining Baltic Pride march

Lithuania’s president, parliamentary speaker and prime minister say they will not join the Baltic Pride march this weekend in show of support of the country’s LGBT community. […]


Ambassadors from five states to participate in Baltic Pride 2016

Representatives from 12 foreign embassies, including five ambassadors will participate in the LGBT Baltic Pride parade which will take place in Vilnius on June 18. The chairman of the Lithuanian Gay League board Vladimir Simonko […]