Lithuanian Gay League

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 the issues facing the LGBT community in Lithuania and some of the...
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 received from Vilnius Municipality for Baltic Pride 2016.
Lithuania’s star swimmer’s father stuns Gay League with letter
2016 m. balandžio 6 d. 09:31
The Lithuanian Gay League invited swimmer Rūta Meilutytė to march in the Baltic Pride...
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...
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...
Lithuanian LGBT community secures permit for pride march in Vilnius  (1)
2015 m. spalio 21 d. 16:31
The Lithuanian Gay League (LGL), an LGBT rights organization, has announced that Baltic Pride 2016 will take place in Vilnius in June, with the main events - the...
Polish organizations in Lithuania under criticism for homophobic T-shirts  (1)
2015 m. liepos 23 d. 17:02
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...
Brussels to hear complaint on restricted broadcast of LGBT video in Lithuania
2015 m. liepos 20 d. 11:01
The European Commission (EU) plans to look into the complaint filed by the Lithuanian Gay...
Lithuanian LGBT* activists ride down streets of Vilnius on Rainbow bus
2015 m. gegužės 18 d. 14:30
At noon on Sunday, the Lithuanian Gay League , LGBT* rights organization, took a ride on a...
Lithuanian LGBT community to celebrate IDAHOT and Rainbow Days
2015 m. gegužės 11 d. 08:43
From the 14th to the 20th of May, the National LGBT* Organization LGL is ready to lead off...
National Equality and Diversity Awards recognize equal opportunity advocates in Lithuania  (1)
2015 m. balandžio 30 d. 11:25
In a gala ceremony on Tuesday night, national awards were handed out to individuals, organizations and initiatives that contributed most to promoting equality and...
Discussion on same-sex partnership will no longer be taboo – Simonko
2015 m. kovo 25 d. 12:10
Vladimiras Simonko , the leader of the Lithuanian Gay League , on Tuesday welcomed the proposed law to allow same-sex partnerships , saying the step would trigger...
Lithuanian NGOs and Swedish Embassy cooperate to organize IDAHOT events
2015 m. vasario 3 d. 10:25
On 30 January 2015, the National LGBT* Rights Organization LGL and the Swedish Embassy in...
Lithuanian MP voices threat against LGBT* rights organization
2015 m. sausio 20 d. 10:29
Member of the Lithuanian Parliament Algirdas Vaclovas Patackas has publicly warned the...
Lithuanian LGBT activists think obsolete 10-litas bill could make for suggestive souvenirs
2015 m. sausio 2 d. 14:00
The Lithuanian Gay League , an LGBT rights NGO, has had an idea to keep some of the...
Lithuania court decides not to hear case on LGBT video ban
2014 m. gruodžio 19 d. 13:46
Lithuania's Supreme Administrative Court found no legal grounds for court hearing of the Lithuanian Gay League 's complaint over the conclusion of the Office of the...
Lithuanian psychologists say censoring information on LGBT issues does harm to minors  (1)
2014 m. lapkričio 25 d. 15:15
The Union of Lithuanian Psychologists has issued a statement, criticizing a ban on airing a social video ad about LGBT rights on television. Broadcasters have...
Lithuanian LGBT organization lodges Brussels appeal claiming freedom of speech restrictions
2014 m. spalio 30 d. 08:40
The Lithuanian Gay League said on Wednesday it had turned to the European Commission...
Lithuanian LGBT rights organization appeals against social ad ban  (1)
2014 m. spalio 23 d. 15:44
The Lithuanian Gay League turned to court on Thursday, asking it to revoke the decision by...
Council of Europe criticizes Lithuania over failure to address sex change
2014 m. rugsėjo 27 d. 14:23
The Council of Europe has warned Lithuania over its failure to adopt laws that would allow...
Lithuanian media watchdog decides that LGBT rights video is harmful to children
2014 m. rugsėjo 24 d. 17:33
A social video ad about LGBT families is detrimental to minors and therefore must be restricted, the Office of the Inspector of Journalist Ethics told the...
Icelandic transgender rights activist: Changing the world in small steps
2014 m. rugsėjo 14 d. 14:10
A series of public events for and about transgender people, organized by Lithuania's national LGBT* rights organization LGL on the 26th-28th August 2014, were the...
Lithuanian TV channels refuse to air LGBT rights social ad
2014 m. rugpjūčio 20 d. 17:19
After Lithuanian TV broadcasters refuse to air a social ad video promoting LGBT rights,...
LBTQI Sapfo Fest: "To be out and proud is the long-term goal"  (2)
2014 m. liepos 27 d. 12:43
Almost 200 participants are gathering 60 kilometers from Vilnius for Sapfo Fest,...