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How does it feel to be an English Teacher in Lithuania?

Nick Aubin Vilnius, Lithuania It’s cold here. I got up about 7 a.m. and I felt the crispness. I looked outside and saw there was a little bit of snow. Then I had breakfast and hopped on my bike. I go to work by bike even though it’s sub-zero temperatures. It’s about a 6 1/2 [...]

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International Family Equality Day’ 2014 in Vilnius

In 2014 the International Family Equality Day was celebrated for the second time in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. On 8 May, the official opening took place at the Swedish Embassy in Vilnius, followed by a press release on the situation of LGBT families in Lithuania. „I am very pleased to see such a great support for diverse [...]

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Lithuanian families joined IFED (International Family Equality Day)

Impressions and pictures from IFED 2013 showing diversity of families in Europe and Canada are gathered in one place!

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Lesbian couple with children says: “We want to live without fear”

Summer of 2013, Vilnius I am a lesbian, and I raise my children in Vilnius – the city with the Mayor, who thinks we have no problems with discrimination. Let me start from the fact that we live rather well. We make a good living and have great holidays, we are accepted in our families [...]

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Diverse families in Lithuania: real and getting stronger

NGO “House of Diversity and Education”  launched a project on family diversity  in September 2012. This project aims at uniting families of various forms: not only “traditional” families, where father and mother are raising children, but  also single parent families, migrant families, families with grandparents or siblings running the household, and also multi-ethnic families in Lithuania. Different [...]

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