By continuing your visit on this site, you accept the use of cookies to ensure that your visit goes smoothly.

Directory
Directory
Great businesses, talented artists, awesome peeps, ...

Visit

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 00:59

Czech Republic to launch a debate on marriage equality

Written by 

czech republic parliament

 

The Czech Republic will debate on marriage for same-sex couples.

The lower house of parliament will debate on marriage equality on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.

The discussion will be lively as it will also consider a measure to define marriage as a union between a man and a woman in the constitution.

map czech republic

This marriage equality bill was introduced by a group of 46 deputies headed by MP Radka Maxová. Political parties ANO, Pirates, CSDD, KSČM, STAN, and TOP 09 have given their support to the proposed legislation.

“Despite the fact that the Czech Republic has recognized registered partnership since 2006, full equality for same-sex couples is still missing. This gap in legislation not only affects the couples but their families and relatives as well,” says Michaela Pixová, a spokesperson for the group.

She added: “This parliamentary debate is a real opportunity for the Czech Republic to become the first country in the post-communist block to break from its totalitarian legacy and give full recognition and equality to same-sex couples.”

The We Are Fair campaign to promote equality for same-sex couples showed that 67% of Czechs support marriage equality.

About

Lezbelib is the only magazine for LGBTQ+ women that daily keeps you updated about what is happening in the world for our community.

Through the magazine, we meet celebrities, artists and indie people. We give visibility, we support projects, we promote events, actions and companies.

Lezbelib also hopes to provide a space for exchanges and meetings, a space where you feel free to be yourself.