While Lithuania still struggles to defend equal rights for all her citizens, some of them are tired of waiting and are starting to take brave initiatives to change their society themselves. One such initiative is the Friendly Kaunas map, launched on Monday, July 31st. 10,000 free copies will be distributed across Kaunas, Lithuania’s second city. […]
On 13th May, 2017 in order to draw the attention to the persecution and serious human rights violations against LGBT people in Chechnya (Russian Federation), the National LGBT rights organization LGL organized a protest next to the Russian Embassy in Vilnius, the Lithuanian Gay League reported in a press release. […]
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 […]
LGBT groups on Thursday expressed regret over the choice of Polish organizations in Lithuania to wear homophobic T-shirts with slogans Vilnius on Bicycles without Pedals (Wilno Na Rowerach Bez Pedalow) during their recent congress. […]