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LGBT Rights in Czech Republic

    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Civil unions
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors ?

Ranked #27 out of 79 regions surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
(19.8%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (67%)

Justifiability of homosexuality ?

Ranked #18 out of 79 regions surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
(24.5%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (49.3%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents ?

Ranked #29 out of 74 regions surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
(27.8%) Disagree
Agree (40.3%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019) ?

Ranked #16 out of 34 regions surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, May‚ÄďOctober, 2019)
(26%) No
Yes (59%)

Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union) ?

Ranked #1 out of 28 regions surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)
(23%) Widespread
Rare (59%)

Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union) ?

Ranked #17 out of 28 regions surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)
(39%) Disagree
Agree (57%)

Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union) ?

Ranked #23 out of 28 regions surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)
(52%) No
Yes (39%)

Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union) ?

Ranked #3 out of 28 regions surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)
(34%) Widespread
Rare (60%)

Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe ?

Ranked #1 out of 19 regions surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
(29%) Oppose
Favor (65%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe) ?

Ranked #1 out of 19 regions surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
(22%) No
Yes (71%)

History

Homosexual activity in Czech Republic

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Homosexual activity in Czech Republic is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1962
Legal
Homosexual activity was decriminalized in 1962.
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Same-sex marriage in Czech Republic

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Same-sex marriage in Czech Republic is civil unions.

Current status
Since Jul 1, 2006
Civil unions
Registered partnerships are available for same sex couples which grant some rights similar, but not equal, to marriage.
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Jul 1, 2006–Sep 9, 2018
Legal
Under the bill passed on June 22, 2018. Will come into effect on September 9, 2018.

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Czech Republic

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Czech Republic is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Czech Republic, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Czech Republic

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Right to change legal gender in Czech Republic is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
A legal change of gender is obtained through the local registry office. This process includes obtaining a new birth certificate or a personal identification number (called a Birth Number) and has been possible since the 1970s.
Sources:
this EU Parliament report : google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=…
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Jan 1, 1970–Sep 8, 2018
Legal, but requires surgery
Requires surgery and sterilization. Not enforced. Changes pending. Missing non binary options on documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Czech Republic

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Czech Republic is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
The Czech Republic does not currently recognize non-binary identities.
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LGBT discrimination in Czech Republic

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LGBT discrimination in Czech Republic is illegal.

Current status
Since Jun 17, 2009
Illegal
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LGBT employment discrimination in Czech Republic

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LGBT employment discrimination in Czech Republic is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jun 17, 2009
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT housing discrimination in Czech Republic

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LGBT housing discrimination in Czech Republic is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jun 17, 2009
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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Same-sex adoption in Czech Republic

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Same-sex adoption in Czech Republic is illegal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2014
Single only
Law no. 89/2012 Sb § 800 allows individuals to adopt children.
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Current status
Illegal
The Czech Republic does not currently allow gay couples to adopt, as adoption is reserved for married couples only and gay couples are not legally able to get married in the country.
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Serving openly in military in Czech Republic

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Serving openly in military in Czech Republic is legal.

Current status
Legal
According to research by The Palm Center, "homosexuality is not considered a liability for enlistment. All citizens are required to serve, regardless of sexual orientation. Act No. l 218/1999 Coll. (Military Act) stipulates military service 'for all citizens of the Czech Republic, regardless of sexual orientation.'"
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Blood donations by MSMs in Czech Republic

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Blood donations by MSMs in Czech Republic is banned (1-year deferral).

Current status
Banned (1-year deferral)
Court decision pending in France.
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Conversion therapy in Czech Republic

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Conversion therapy in Czech Republic is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not criminalized or regulated. Widely condemned.
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Equal age of consent in Czech Republic

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Equal age of consent in Czech Republic is equal.

Current status
Since Jul 1, 1990
Equal
The age of consent in Czech Republic is 15 years for both heterosexual and homosexual individuals.
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