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LGBT+ Czechs urge reform to allow adoption

LGBT+ Czechs urge reform to allow adoption

Ivo and Jakub Slavka love being called “Dad” and “Daddy” by their two young foster children, but their bigger dream is of being recognised as fathers by the Czech Republic. The Slavkas – Jakub took Ivo’s surname when they became civil partners in 2012 – had to go court to become joint foster parents. And […]

Czech lawmakers give nod to same-sex marriage

Czech lawmakers give nod to same-sex marriage

(Reuters) – A same-sex marriage bill in the Czech Republic cleared an early hurdle in the lower house of parliament on Thursday, but whether it will become law is uncertain, with a general election less than six months away. The legislation has languished for three years in parliament, and has split parliamentary factions, as lawmakers […]

ILGA Annual Conference Prague 2019 (Register Before 2nd Sept)

ILGA Annual Conference Prague 2019 (Register Before 2nd Sept)

Register before 2 September! The 23rd ILGA-Europe Annual Conference is approaching fast. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Stronger Together’ and it will take place in Prague, Czech Republic from 23-26 October 2019. Participants of past conferences say that the ILGA-Europe Annual Conference is the most impactful event of the year, so don’t miss this opportunity […]

Support open letter to the National Geographic by Czech organisation Trans*parent

Support open letter to the National Geographic by Czech organisation Trans*parent

The trans rights organisation from the Czech Republic points out a number of problematic issues with the Czech edition of the National Geographic’s Special Issue “Gender Revolution”. Including, but not limited to, the incorrect translation and definitions of terminology, the omission of articles which could have supported and raised trans awareness in the country, and […]