Prague Pride has established itself as more than just a social event, but rather a political statement as well. While the Czech Republic was the first post-communist country to grant legal recognition in August to support Prague Pride and the gay community same-sex partnerships inMr Walek is quick to note that there is a difference between public acceptance of the LGBT festival and of the lifestyle as such.
Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The Czech Republic adopted a new civil code last year that still does not give same-sex couples legal rights equal to those of male-female marriages.
In addition, after the Prague Pride parade will be a Pride Park celebration as a conclusion to the weeklong festivities. While the Czech Republic was the first post-communist country to grant legal recognition of same-sex partnerships inIn August to support Prague Pride and the gay community Walek is quick to note that there is a difference between public acceptance of the LGBT festival and of the lifestyle as such.
Only one in five respondents was open about their sexual orientation to all their colleagues or classmates. Retrieved 27 February Czech politics Gay pride in Prague There are signs of a growing acceptance of lesbians, bisexuals, gays and transsexuals in the Czech Republic Eastern approaches Aug 14th by B.
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Prague Post. And while individual politicians are supporting selected Prague Pride events, the only party to voice support for the festival as a whole is, like last year, the extra-parliamentary Green Party. Since , the Czech Republic has granted "persons living in a common household" inheritance and succession rights in housing,   as well as hospital and prison visitation rights similar to married heterosexual couples.
Retrieved 9 September I just recently went to Kiev Pride and it was heavily guarded, almost dangerous for them. There are other tenuous signs of growing acceptance.