Slovakia

LGBTI Rights in Slovakia


ADDED ON: 12/20/2022

EU lawmakers on Slovakia mission point to worrying LGBTQ, Roma situation

An EU Parliament Monitoring Delegation expressed concern over the equal rights situation in Slovakia regarding LGBTQI+ and Roma communities and called on the government to step up its efforts in recognising their…

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ADDED ON: 10/27/2022

Thousands rally in Prague to honor two slain Slovak gay men

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 LGBTQ people and their families. The…

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ADDED ON: 10/21/2022

Slovakia votes against more rights for LGBT couples

The Slovakian Parliament has decided to keep registration of relationships exclusively for one man and one woman only. On Wednesday, it voted against a proposal that would grant same-sex couples inheritance rights…

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ADDED ON: 10/15/2022

Thousands rally in Bratislava to honor 2 gay men shot dead

Slovakia’s president joined a rally of thousands on Friday to honor two gay men who were shot dead in the capital earlier this week and demonstrate support for the LGBTQ community. People…

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ADDED ON: 10/14/2022

Radicalised teenager’ killed two outside Slovakia gay bar

BRATISLAVA, Oct 13 (Reuters) - A "radicalised teenager" shot dead two people outside a gay bar in Slovakia's capital Bratislava, Prime Minister Eduard Heger said. A gunman killed two people and wounded another…

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ADDED ON: 08/19/2022

Slovakia beats neighbours on LGBT+ rights

Slovakia has beaten its neighbours in a new ranking of LGBT+ rights thanks to rules on gender recognition - which have, though, been suspended since the survey information was collected. The Rainbow…

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ADDED ON: 02/06/2022

Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia: NGO reports that LGBT+ Roma face discrimination from their own families as well as majority societies in these EU Member States

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 has long focused on LGBT+…

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ADDED ON: 11/27/2021

Slovak gay sportspeople live among us (but they hide their sexuality)

The Lotus Flowers came up with the idea of establishing the very first LGBTI sports club in Slovakia 10 years ago, and they have been around ever since. “We wanted to create…

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ADDED ON: 03/02/2020

Slovak election hands democrats vital test

Populist businessman Igor Matovic is set to become Slovakia's next prime minister after his Ordinary People and Independent Personalities (Olano) movement enjoyed a surge of support in elections. Founded as an anti-corruption…

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ADDED ON: 02/15/2020

Hundreds of Slovaks urge gov’t at prayer rally to not ratify pro-gay ‘marriage’ European agreement

Hundreds of Slovaks gathered outside the presidential palace on Tuesday to oppose LBGT ideology through public prayer. The Slovenský dohovor za rodinu (SDZR, or “Slovakian Convention for the Family”) organized a public…

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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: 01/14/2019

Lithuania’s top court grants residence permits for same-sex foreign spouses

Lithuania’s top court has ruled that foreign spouses of gay citizens must be granted residence permits. The Constitutional Court ruled that denying residency permits to the spouses of gay Lithuanian citizens who…

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