Fighting the 'disease of hatred'

  • 2007-05-23
  • Interview by Arturas Racas
Lithuania's homosexual community recently found itself at the center of public debate after trolleybus drivers in Vilnius and Kaunas refused to drive vehicles bearing advertisements promoting the rights of gays and lesbians. The tension and controversy escalated further when the Lithuanian Gay League was refused permission to fly their flag in one of Vilnius' squares during the EU-backed, European wide anti-discriminatory information campaign scheduled to take place on May 25. The Baltic Times interviewed the leader of the Lithuanian Gay League, Vladimir Simonko, to find out why this countr...
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