Czech Republic

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Added on: 05/20/2024
05/20/2024
Italy was among nine EU countries that did not sign a declaration promoting European policies in favor of LGBT+ communities, sparking widespread protests within the country while…

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Added on: 08/13/2023
08/12/2023
The annual Prague Pride parade saw some 60,000 people on the streets of the historic city on Saturday demonstrating for more rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and…

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Added on: 05/06/2023
05/05/2023
Czech lawmakers have launched a proposal to remove the sterilisation requirement for legal gender transition, but progress to lift society-wide prejudices is slow. The Czech Republic is…

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Added on: 04/14/2023
04/12/2023
Krystof Stupka is a member of the Czech Government’s Committee on LGBTQ+ Rights – Every time I go back to that tragic night, my hands tremble with a…

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Added on: 04/11/2023
04/10/2023
Keep your hands off the Hungarian children, Hungarian State Secretary of Foreign Affairs Tamás Menczer told Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský (Pirates, Greens/EFA) who expressed his regrets…

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Added on: 02/14/2023
02/13/2023
Czech Republic soccer player Jakub Jankto has announced he is gay. The athlete, 27, posted a candid video on social media on Monday. In the video, Jankto…

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Added on: 11/01/2022
10/31/2022
A Czech Republic MP has come out as gay in the wake of an apparent anti-LGBTQ+ shooting in neighbouring Slovakia. Jiří Navrátil discussed his sexuality and his…

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Added on: 10/27/2022
PRAGUE —  Thousands rallied in the Czech capital Wednesday to honor two Slovak gay men shot dead this month outside a bar in Slovakia, and demanded better protection of…

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Added on: 06/09/2022
06/08/2022
Czech president Miloš Zeman has said he plans to veto proposed legislation that would give same-sex couples the right to get married in the country. The measure,…

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Added on: 03/25/2022
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Prague Pride’s Motivation Before the war began, Prague Pride was more focused on issues like LGBTI crisis alleviation, nondiscrimination in the workplace, and legislation for marriage equality….

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Added on: 02/12/2022
Across eastern Europe, it’s still very difficult to pass laws and policies designed to advance LGBT inclusion. With LGBT+ History Month underway, some Ukrainians are worried that…

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Added on: 02/06/2022
The 2022 Winter Olympics kicked off its razzlin’, dazzlin’, flipplin’, slidin’ 16-day event with a fireworks-heavy opening ceremony this morning in Beijing, and if you’re anything like…

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Added on: 02/06/2022
2/6/22
In the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia, counsellors are helping LGBT+ Roma deal with multiple discrimination, according to research recently published by ARA ART, an NGO that…

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Added on: 07/03/2021
Transgender people are those whose gender differs from the sex they were born with. Suicidal tendencies and inclination for self-harm appear in up to half of the…

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Added on: 06/28/2021
06/27/2021
PRAGUE, June 27 (Reuters) – Czech President Milos Zeman, commenting on a Hungarian law that bans LGBT material from schools, told a television interview on Sunday that…

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Added on: 02/17/2021
02/15/2021
The Covid-19 pandemic and its consequences have highlighted the fragility of the human rights of LGBTI people, according to the annual report by a leading rights NGO,…

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Added on: 01/14/2021
01/14/2021
The Czech Republic has ruled against adoptions from same-sex couples registered abroad as anti-LGBT+ rhetoric continues spreading across eastern Europe. On Monday (11 January) the Czech Constitutional…

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Added on: 08/20/2020
08/19/2020
Central European nations should unite to preserve their Christian roots as western Europe experiments with same-sex families, immigration and atheism, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on…

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Added on: 08/18/2020
08/17/2020
After years of progress towards equality across Europe, LGBT+ campaigners across the continent have faced a bruising few years – with politicians in Poland openly stoking anti-LGBT+…

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Added on: 08/10/2020
08/09/2020
About 200 people met in the center of Prague on Sunday to express support for the community of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender people (LGBT) in Poland…

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Added on: 01/26/2020
01/25/2020
Support for marriage equality in the Czech Republic is soaring, with around two-thirds of the public backing same-sex marriage, a new poll published Thursday showed. In results…

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Added on: 11/05/2019
11/03/2019
Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, today’s eastern Europeans are fearful for the future of democracy, sceptical of government and the main political parties,…

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Added on: 10/25/2019
10/25/2019
In a recent survey, Poles were asked to identify what they felt to be the biggest threats facing them in the 21st century, choosing from options such…

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Added on: 09/13/2019
09/11/2019
An international conference on marriage equality will take place at the Czech Senate on Thursday, followed by a demonstration in support of the issue nearby. Organisers We…

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Added on: 08/16/2019
08/12/2019
The annual Prague Pride March on August 10 attracted approximately 30,000 participants, despite some rain. The march, and a week of Prague Pride events ahead of it…

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Added on: 08/12/2019
08/11/2019
Yesterday the carnival of LGBT pride known as the Prague Pride Parade marched through the streets of the Czech capital, the ninth time the “rainbow march” has…

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Added on: 07/25/2019
Emerging from the few sensationalized tabloid headlines and TV shows that have been Czechia’s only exposure to the country’s transgender community, trans Czechs are stepping out and…

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Added on: 03/23/2019
03/21/2019
Eastern Europe has long resisted same-sex marriage. Prague might be about to change that. When Veronika Sediva, a 32-year-old consultant, visited the passport office in Prague two…

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Added on: 01/22/2019
01/21/2019
The Czech Republic currently offers civil partnerships for same-sex couples. However, advocates of gay marriage say the current system still leaves them at a disadvantage. Apart from…

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Added on: 02/01/2018
We are ambitious: By 2020, Prague Pride aims to be Czech Republic’s leading LGBT Centre of Influence for its excellence in advocacy, services for the LGBT community…