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. […]
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 prosecutors have opened an investigation into anti-gay statements posted in comment sections of Lithuanian online newspapers in the wake of the deadly attack in a night club in Orlando, Florida. […]
An attack in a gay bar in Orlando, Florida, shocked the world just one week before an LGBT pride event in Lithuania. Some of the reactions to the news from Orlando made it clear that homophobia is still a huge problem in the country.
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 […]
The management of the Lithuanian Russian Drama Theatre refused demands on Monday from the Lithuanian Russian Union to ban am LGBT event, Pride Voices, from taking place in the theatre building. A petition with 5,000 […]