LGBT rights

Unexpected juncture – Karbauskis’ withdrawal is a huge victory for him
2016 m. gruodžio 8 d. 15:48
The sparks flying due to the Artificial Insemination Law should not impact the ratings of the Lithuanian Peasant and Green s Union (LPGU) and a part of society may...
Most leaders of Seimas election lists back same-sex partnerships  (1)
2016 m. rugsėjo 30 d. 14:05
If ordinary members of Lithuania's next parliament back the ideas of their leaders, the country may adopt a historic decision to legalize homosexual relations within...
Lithuanian LGBT community will not remain silent: Lithuania Comes Out 99 LGBT+
2016 m. rugsėjo 22 d. 11:19
On Tuesday evening at “Paviljonas” Jazz Club, filmmaker Romas Zabarauskas and...
Philosopher Donskis passes away  (1)
2016 m. rugsėjo 21 d. 11:37
Lithuania's former MEP, philosopher Leonidas Donskis , passed away on Wednesday morning.
ELECTIONS, London debate: Politicians promise dedicate constituencies and dual citizenship
2016 m. rugsėjo 20 d. 12:46
To promote voting in general election this October amongst the diaspora, the Lithuanian...
Conservative leader comes out in support of gay partnership  (1)
2016 m. rugsėjo 9 d. 08:44
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...
Hateful online comments about Orlando shootings under criminal investigation in Lithuania
2016 m. rugpjūčio 8 d. 12:33
Lithuanian prosecutors have opened an investigation into anti-gay statements posted in comment sections of Lithuanian online newspapers in the wake of the deadly...
Pride march in Vilnius draws record numbers  (1)
2016 m. birželio 20 d. 08:13
Around 2,000 people joined the pride march For Equality on the Gediminas avenue in Vilnius...
What's on in Lithuania: Celebrate equality
2016 m. birželio 17 d. 11:47
Though the Baltic Pride LGBT and equality festival will be the focal point of this weekend...
Baltic Pride 2016 festival kicks off in Vilnius
2016 m. birželio 16 d. 08:44
The Baltic Pride LGBT festival kicked off on Wednesday and will culminate in a pride...
Lithuanian leaders give their reasons for not joining Baltic Pride march  (1)
2016 m. birželio 15 d. 15:08
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...
Orlando shooting bares the face of homophobia in Lithuania  (2)
2016 m. birželio 15 d. 07:42
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...
Lithuanian Foreign Ministry and 22 embassies express support for Baltic Pride
2016 m. birželio 14 d. 09:40
Lithuania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and 16 embassies have made a joint statement,...
Concern for safety at Baltic Pride in Vilnius after Orlando attack
2016 m. birželio 13 d. 12:21
Lithuania's Interior Minister Tomas Žilinskas says he sees no reason for additional safety...
Pride march in Vilnius aimed at raising LGBT visibility and tolerance
2016 m. birželio 10 d. 14:32
Baltic Pride festival and march to be held in the centre of Vilnius next week is aimed at...
Gay spouses continue to fight Lithuanian migration authorities
2016 m. birželio 7 d. 13:12
A married gay couple continues to fight Lithuanian migration authorities that refuse to grant one of the male spouses residency permit.
Parliament to consider defining family through marriage and parenthood
2016 m. birželio 2 d. 15:07
The Lithuanian parliament will debate on Thursday an amendment to the Constitution that...
Lithuanian society 'more accepting of LGBT people', but institutional progress stalls
2016 m. gegužės 20 d. 09:42
Tomas Raskevičius, an LGBT policy coordinator at the Lithuanian Gay League , spoke about...
Lithuania drops in world rankings for LGBT rights
2016 m. gegužės 11 d. 09:00
Lithuania has been ranked 36th out of 49 countries in a LGBT rights rankings of countries compiled by Rainbow Europe.
Lithuanian City of London Club becomes official supporter of Baltic Pride
2016 m. gegužės 9 d. 15:54
The Lithuanian City of London Club has become an official sponsor of Baltic Pride 2016, an LGBT event this June in Vilnius.
It’s not just about ‘Pride’ for Lithuania’s LGBT community  (1)
2016 m. balandžio 28 d. 08:09
This June, Vilnius is hosting Baltic Pride for the third time, an annual LGBT event that...
Non-obstruction is Vilnius Municipality's way of supporting Baltic Pride 2016
2016 m. balandžio 26 d. 11:23
The Lithuanian Gay League says that it is “very happy” with the support it has...
Tolerance and awareness-promoting initiatives honoured with Equality and Diversity Awards
2016 m. balandžio 19 d. 12:44
The annual Equality and Diversity Awards were handed out on Monday to celebrate projects and...
Lithuania’s star swimmer’s father stuns Gay League with letter  (1)
2016 m. balandžio 6 d. 09:31
The Lithuanian Gay League invited swimmer Rūta Meilutytė to march in the Baltic Pride event in Vilnius this year, but received an unexpected answer from her father...
Baltic Pride in Vilnius bringing LGBT rights into focus before elections
2016 m. balandžio 5 d. 09:33
The Baltic Pride is returning to Vilnius this June. The third LGBT pride event in the Lithuanian capital is for the first time taking place without express opposition...
Social media campaign raises funds for homeless LGBT couple
2016 m. vasario 11 d. 11:28
A social media campaign by young Lithuanian filmmaker Romas Zabarauskas raised €900 to...
Lithuania refuses residency permit to same-sex spouse  (4)
2016 m. sausio 28 d. 12:27
Lithuania's Migration Department has refused to issue a temporary residence permit to a...
Transgender Lithuanians share their stories in online videos
2015 m. gruodžio 8 d. 15:27
The Lithuanian LGBT rights group LGL has produced a series of videos in order to raise...