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Being Transgender in the Czech Republic

By Pét’a Bielicki Trans people have always been among us, whether we notice them or not. Over the years, they have been referred to by different names and treated in different ways by cis-gender (person whose sense of personal identity and gender corresponds with their birth sex) people. If we look at Jewish history and […]

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The Rainbow Capital: Prague’s LGBTQ+ History

The Rainbow Capital Prague’s LGBTQ+ History by Karel Vladyka   In August last year, an estimated 40,000 LGBTQ+ people and allies marched through the centre of Prague in the city’s eighth Pride parade, cementing its position as one of the gay capitals of Europe. The local queer nightlife and cultural scene have bloomed rapidly since […]

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Prague Pride: Then, Now, and Beyond

Prague Pride Then, Now, and Beyond By Jacob Porteous   An Introduction to Pride Pride is an annual event taking a positive and welcoming stand against discrimination, violence, misinformation, and prejudice towards gay, lesbian, trans, and other queer individuals. It aims to promote the struggle for equal rights, address injustice, build a sense of community, […]