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Lithuania’s Farmers and Greens Union refuses to join European Green Party due to LGBT stance

The Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union could not join the European Green Party due to different positions on family and LGBT+ rights, the party’s leader Ramūnas Karbauskis says.
“We spoke that the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens cannot join the European Green Party. [Our] attitude to family is …

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Lithuanian Constitutional Court: Residence Permits to a Spouse or Partner cannot be Denied on the Basis of Sexual Orientation

On January 11, 2019 the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania held a public hearing on the case determining whether Constitutional provisions regarding freedom of movement of family members apply for same-sex couples. In its judgement the Constitutional Court stressed that refusal to issue a temporary residence permit to stay …

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Lithuanian “Human Rights Oscars” Awarded at the Palace of the Grand Dukes

On the evening of March 22nd at the Palace of the Grand Dukes, the National Equality and Diversity Awards took place. A commission and online voters selected people, organizations and initiatives to be honored for their contributions in the field of human rights in 2017.
Individuals …

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