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LGBTI Rights in Czech Republic


ADDED ON: 02/17/2021

Pandemic exposes LGBTI rights’ fragilty, report says

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, published on Tuesday (15 February).…

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ADDED ON: 01/14/2021

Czech Republic rules against same-sex couples adopting as wave of homophobia continues sweeping across Europe

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 Court rejected a regional court’s…

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ADDED ON: 08/20/2020

Hungary’s Orban calls for central Europe to unite around Christian roots

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 Thursday. Orban, a nationalist who…

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ADDED ON: 08/18/2020

Czech Republic in danger of following in the homophobic, transphobic footsteps of Poland and Hungary, campaigner warns

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+ hatred to their own ends,…

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ADDED ON: 08/10/2020

Prague protesters express support for LGBTQ community in Poland

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 and post a rainbow flag…

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ADDED ON: 01/26/2020

Support for LGBT+ rights soaring in the Czech Republic with two-thirds backing marriage equality

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 that researchers branded as “encouraging”,…

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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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