#LifeInCzechia Moving to a foreign country is already difficult and being a member of a minority can complicate matters even more. If you’re a foreigner who’s also a member of the LGBTQ+ community, you may sometimes feel lonely or even encounter discrimination in Czechia. June is upon us, which means it’s almost pride month. And we’re here to give you a couple of tips on queer-friendly events you definitely don’t want to miss this summer and early fall.
If you have decided to move to the Czech Republic, perhaps you are asking yourself whether you’ll be accepted in your new home. There are many reasons to be concerned about moving to a country whose citizens you have possibly never met. In case you think you may struggle with being accepted, let me try to soothe your soul at least a bit and present you Czechs the way they are.
The Czech Republic, the Central European country is the most liberal European country regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT+) rights according to CEE New Perspectives. For example, it was the first post-communist nation to legalize same-sex registered partnerships from other European nations.