Czech law bans discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Despite the fact that the Czech Republic has recognized registered partnership since 2006, full equality for same-sex couples is not legalised. According to the Pew Research Center survey conducted 2015-2017 in 34 countries showed that 65% of Czechs favour and only 29% oppose same-sex marriage.
Country ranking by ILGA Europe [in English].
Centre for Gender Studies was opened at the Philosophical Faculty, Charles University in 1998. In 2003, it moved to the Faculty of Humanities as an independent Department of Gender Studies. Among the areas of research covered by the department are:
A professional think-tank of experts, scientific, pedagogical and professional staff, as well as other people interested in interdisciplinary understanding and study of human sexuality (sexualities), gender identity (identities) and issues related to them.
Sokolova, V. (2019). Queer Encounters with Communist Power: Non-Heterosexual Lives and the State in Czechoslovakia, 1948-1989. Prague : Karolinum Press.
Lišková, K., & Lišková, K. (2018). Sexual liberation, socialist style : Communist Czechoslovakia and the science of desire, 1945-1989. New York : Cambridge University Press.
O'Dwyer, C. (2018). Coming out of communism : The emergence of LGBT activism in Eastern Europe. New York : New York University.
Vērdiņš, Kārlis, & Ozolinš, Jānis. (2016). Queer Stories of Europe. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Antonova, B. (2014). Queer Prague, A Guide to the LGBT history of the Czech Capital 1380 – 2000. Brno : Černé pole.
Himl, P., Seidl, J., & Schindler, F. (2013). "Miluji tvory svého pohlaví" : Homosexualita v dějinách a společnosti českých zemí. Praha : Argo.
Fejes, N., & Balogh, A. (2012). Queer visibility in post-socialist cultures. Bristol : Intellect books.
Seidl, J. (2012). Od žaláře k oltáři : Emancipace homosexuality v českých zemích od roku 1867 do současnosti. Brno : Host.
Putna, M. (2012). Krest'anství a homosexualita: Pokusy o integraci. Praha : Torst.
Putna, M. (2011). Homosexualita v dějinách české kultury. Praha : Academia.
Adam, B., Duyvendak, J. W., Krouwel, A., & Krouwel, A. (2009). Global Emergence Of Gay & Lesbian Politics. Philadelphia : Temple University Press.
Thomas, A. (2007). The Bohemian Body: Gender and Sexuality in Modern Czech Culture. University of Wisconsin Press.
Czech Republic hate crime data by OSCE ODIHR [in English].
European LGBT Survey, 2012. FRA Europe [in English].
ECRI - Country monitoring in Czech Republic. Reports, 1997 - 2019 [in English].
Obavy a přání trans lidí v ČR. Transparent, 2018 (šest zpráv z výzkumu na téma obav a přání trans lidí, které byly zpracovány na základě dat sebraných v období od 7. 7. do 11. 9. 2018) [in Czech].
Together! Project. National Report on Hate Crimes monitoring (Czech Republic). Organisation for Aid to Refugees, 2016 [in English].
Report n implementation by the Czech Republic of the Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)5of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on measures to combat discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity. Platform for equality, recognition and diversity (PROUD), Prague, the Czech Republic, 2012 [in English].
004.cz - community news portal [in Czech].
Magazin Q [in Czech].
Kvér [in Czech].
LeGaTo [in Czech].
Browse DAFilms documentaries - DAFilms.com is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals [in English].
Stejná rodina - An association whose goal is to achieve legal equality between homosexual and heterosexual families. Page is in reconstruction.
STUD - An association of gays, lesbians, and friends, co-organizes Mezipatra Queer Film Festival, runs Queer Library etc. [in Czech and English].
eLnadruhou - An association organizing an eponymous cultural festival for women regardless of their sexual orientation [in Czech, Polish, English].
Gales - A Prague gay and lesbian university association organizing regular events [in Czech].
Charlie - A students’ association of Charles University [in Czech and English].
Logos - An ecumenical Christian association of gays and lesbians [in Czech].
M-klub Lambda Praha - An association of gays [in Czech].
Společnost pro queer paměť - Association for Queer Memory [in Czech].
Trans*parent - organisation for transgender a genderqueer people [in Czech and English].
TransFusion - trans advocacy and education organisation [in Czech].