CIVICUS Monitor update - March 2020
Last month the ECtHR delivered its judgment in Pijus Beizaras and Mangirdas Levickas v. Lithuania. By refusing to investigate hate speech on social media, Lithuanian authorities discriminated against two men based on their sexual orientation.
Baltic Pride took place in Lithuania last week, with famous brands coming out in support of the Lithuanian LGBT community, including: Ecodenta, IKEA, the MO museum, Ozas, Red Bull, Swedbank, Švyturys GO Nealkoholinis,...
With the Baltic Pride March for Equality, which will take place in Vilnius on 8 June, fast approaching, T. Raskevičius, member of the Vilnius City Council and a human rights activist, proposed a Council resolution...
A 2018 study has revealed that one in four Lithuanians think that LGBT people should not be free to live how they want. Also, half of respondents would feel uncomfortable if a LGBT person lived in their neighbourhood....
These cities have signed a declaration of intent to further promote the safety, resilience and social acceptance of their LGBTI inhabitants.
The 32-year-old activist and filmmaker is also the co-founder of the LGBTI rights organisation behind the campaign ‘Allah Loves Equality’.
All over Italy, people are marching to improve visibility, acceptance, legal protections and rights for LGBTI people.
The Dutch minister of justice and security has lawfully denied asylum permits for three transgender persons from Cuba.
The organization wants Minister of Internal Affairs Kajsa Ollongren to hurry with the introduction of an explicit constitutional prohibition against discrimination of LGBTI persons.