The "LiGa" association of gays, lesbians and bisexuals organizes its first ever Rainbow Spring" gay festival in Nikolayev on May 15-17th, 2009. The main purpose of this activity is to represent LGBT community on a local (regional) level through cultural and sports events, erasing stereotypes and destructing any socio-cultural barriers that make difficult for homosexuals to enjoy their full rights as every other member of the society.
During the gay festival several public events are planned by its organizers to be available for the public: The discussion club for journalists "Human rights = gay and lesbian rights", photo show "The world through the LGBT eyes", cocktail-party Only girls play jazz", lesbian couples' sports event "Couples, get ready!", poetry salon of Ms. Martha Koghan from Kyiv, Kinsey's documentary film "Let's talk free about sex" show and many other.
Translated by Yerdna Bananes