LGL Presents Educational Material for LGBT Activists in Hostile Environments

LGL Presents Educational Material for LGBT Activists in Hostile Environments

In August, 2018 the National LGBT rights organization LGL published educational material for LGBT activists operating in hostile environments. “Restricted Expression: Guidelines and Recommendations for LGBT activists in hostile environments” looks at legislations, both enacted and proposed, aimed at limiting the freedom of speech and expression in Lithuania, Belarus and Ukraine. The publication also provides […]
Cross-country desk research “Human Rights vs Aggressive Information” published in Lithuania, Belarus and Ukraine

Cross-country desk research “Human Rights vs Aggressive Information” published in Lithuania, Belarus and Ukraine

In the framework of the project “Promotion of Democracy – independent information dissemination from the Human Rights perspective“ the National LGBT rights organization LGL together with activists from partner countries Belarus and Ukraine, conducted a desk research on the topics of aggressive information in Lithuanian, Belarusian and Ukranian media, the legal framework of each Country […]
Protection of minors, or censorship of LGBT content?

Protection of minors, or censorship of LGBT content?

While it is widely believed and claimed that amendments made in 2009 to the Lithuanian Law on the Protection of Minors against the Detrimental Effect of Public Information are no longer actively applied to the LGBT community, we must remind ourselves the history of these amendments and how they affect the Lithuanian LGBT community’s freedom […]
LGL office attacked

LGL office attacked

On August 10th, our ETHoS project partner, the Lithuanian National LGBT rights organization LGL, was attacked at its offices in the center of Vilnius. We would like to express our warmest support to LGL, its employees and beneficiaries and we hope that the ongoing investigation will soon lead to bringing the attackers to justice. Such […]
Kick-off meeting — Athens

Kick-off meeting — Athens

The project team met for the first time in Athens on February 5–6, 2018. Establishing a plan for the smooth implementation of the project, from a management perspective was a key topic. The partners discussed in detail the design of an ongoing quality monitoring and evaluation progress and the effective communication required for the involvement […]
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