Czech Republic

LGBTI Rights in Czech Republic


ADDED ON: 11/05/2019

Poll reveals majority of eastern Europeans ‘fearful for democracy’

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, and distrustful of the media,…

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ADDED ON: 10/25/2019

Anti-LGBT rhetoric stokes tensions in eastern Europe

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 as the climate crisis, renewed…

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ADDED ON: 09/13/2019

“ONE OF A KIND” DAY OF EVENTS TO DRAW FRESH ATTENTION TO MARRIAGE EQUALITY BILL

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 Are Fair! are hoping those…

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ADDED ON: 08/16/2019

Prague Pride March attracts 30,000 supporters, but faces minor protests

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 celebrate the LGBT+ community. The…

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ADDED ON: 08/12/2019

Prague Pride features Romani float again, award given to LGBT and Romani activist David Tišer

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 been held here. Starting at…

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ADDED ON: 07/25/2019

Czechia’s trans community pushes to be visible

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 speaking up about their experiences.…

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ADDED ON: 03/23/2019

Can the Czech Republic Tear Down Europe’s Rainbow Curtain?

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 years ago to pick up…

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ADDED ON: 01/22/2019

BILL LEGALISING GAY MARRIAGE TO BE DEBATED THIS WEEK

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 the symbolic difference of being…

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ADDED ON: 11/01/2018

The Czech Republic Is about to Make Same-sex Marriage Legal

The Czech Republic is on the verge of becoming the first post-Soviet country to legalize same-sex marriage. On Wednesday (31 October) the Chamber of Deputies is likely to vote in favor of…

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ADDED ON: 08/07/2018

LGBT Festival Prague Pride Kicks Off in Czech Capital

The 8th annual festival of LGBT culture Prague Pride kicks off in the Czech capital on Monday with a concert on Střelecký Island. The week-long festival offers over a hundred events, including…

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ADDED ON: 06/22/2018

Czech Republic Introduces Draft Law to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Czech Republic just introduced a draft law to legalize same-sex marriage today (22 June).According to Jsme Fer: ‘Today, the government has issued a favourable opinion with a draft law that would allow gay…

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