Mirė Leonidas Donskis
Society

Philosopher Donskis passes away

Lithuania’s former MEP, philosopher Leonidas Donskis, passed away on Wednesday morning. […]

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Politics

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. […]

Society

Baltic Pride 2016 festival kicks off in Vilnius

The Baltic Pride LGBT festival kicked off on Wednesday and will culminate in a pride parade in Vilnius.

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Society

Pride march in Vilnius aimed at raising LGBT visibility and tolerance

Baltic Pride festival and march to be held in the centre of Vilnius next week is aimed at increasing the visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in the society, an organizer said on Friday. […]

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Society

Lithuania drops in world rankings for LGBT rights

Lithuania has been ranked 36th out of 49 countries in a LGBT rights rankings of countries compiled by Rainbow Europe. […]