Lithuania: Hundreds take part in Vilnius Pride march

Hundreds of people took part in the Vilnius Pride march in the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, on 1 July 2023, LRT reported. The march was organised by the Trans Autonomija association and civil society initiative Demonstruokimes (Let’s Demonstrate). Families with children and foreign guests had come to express their support for the Lithuanian LGBT community. Participants carried LGBT, Lithuanian, EU, and Ukrainian flags. Speakers at the event raised issues such as legal and medical gender reassignment, right to marriage, partnership, and adoption, and censorship on minors. No serious incidents were reported at the march.