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Aigars Kalvītis (born 27 June 1966) is a Latvian politician, former Prime Minister of Latvia and current Chairman of the Board of Latvijas Balzams.
Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a London-based non-governmental organization focused on human rights.
The Baltic states, also known as the Baltic countries, Baltic republics, Baltic nations or simply the Baltics (Balti riigid, Baltimaad, Baltijas valstis, Baltijos valstybės), is a geopolitical term used for grouping the three sovereign countries in Northern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
BBC Online, formerly known as BBCi, is the BBC's online service.
Sharon Cohen (שרון כהן; born Yaron Cohen on 2 February 1972), professionally known as Dana International, is an Israeli pop singer.
Delfi (occasionally capitalized as DELFI) is a major internet portal in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania providing daily news, ranging from gardening to politics.
Donatas Montvydas (born 22 October 1987), better known by his stage name Donny Montell, is a Lithuanian singer-songwriter who represented Lithuania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2012, held in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Ecumenism refers to efforts by Christians of different Church traditions to develop closer relationships and better understandings.
Estonian LGBT Association (Eesti LGBT Ühing) is the official representative of LGBT citizens in Estonia.
The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).
EuroPride is a pan-European international event dedicated to LGBTI pride, hosted by a different European city each year.
Homophobia encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).
ILGA-Europe is the European region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association.
Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.
Latvijas Sabiedriskais medijs (LSM) – Latvian Public Broadcasting – is a publicly funded radio and television organization operated by both of Latvia's public broadcasters – Latvian Television and Radio Latvia.
LGBT, or GLBT, is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
The LGBT community or GLBT community, also referred to as the gay community, is a loosely defined grouping of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, LGBT organizations, and subcultures, united by a common culture and social movements.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Estonia face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Latvia may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Lithuania do not enjoy all the rights that non-LGBT people enjoy.
The Liberal Movement (Liberalų Sąjūdis), formally the Liberals' Movement of the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublikos Liberalų sąjūdis) and abbreviated to LRLS, is a conservative-liberal political party in Lithuania, fourth largest in 2016 parliamentary election.
Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe.
National lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT*) rights association Lithuanian Gay League (LGL) is the only non-governmental organization in Lithuania, exclusively representing the interests of the local LGBT* community.
The post-Soviet states, also collectively known as the former Soviet Union (FSU) or former Soviet Republics, are the states that emerged and re-emerged from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in its breakup in 1991, with Russia internationally recognised as the successor state to the Soviet Union after the Cold War.
Pride parades (also known as pride marches, pride events, and pride festivals) are events celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) culture and pride.
Remigijus Šimašius (born 12 January 1974 in Tauragė) is a Lithuanian jurist and politician, member of Seimas (2012-2015), Minister of Justice (2008-2012), Mayor of Vilnius since 2015.
Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
Riga City Council (Rīgas Dome) is the government of Riga City, the capital of Latvia.
Dmitry Shavrov (Дмитрий Шавров, Dmitrijus Šavrovas; born 18 September 1983), better known by his stage names Sasha Song or Sasha Son, is a Lithuanian singer and songwriter.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
The Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Rights (RFSL, Riksförbundet för homosexuellas, bisexuellas, transpersoners och queeras rättigheter, formerly Riksförbundet för sexuellt likaberättigande) is a Swedish organization working for LGBT rights.
Tallinn (or,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Estonia.
Vilnius (see also other names) is the capital of Lithuania and its largest city, with a population of 574,221.