Tag Archive: LGBT

Aug 01

LGBT community will have representation from Government Council

  (Slovak Spectator) The LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender) community in Slovakia will see its dream of having a committee at the Government Council for Human Rights, Minorities, and Gender Equality come true. Members of the council voted to establish the committee for the LGBT community at their first meeting, presided over by the …

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Jul 02

Gay rights groups lobby for their own committee

Slovak Spectator / Michaela Terenzani – Stanková / THE PREVIOUS post of a deputy prime minister for human rights is now history after the government of Prime Minister Robert Fico eliminated the position within the Government Office. Nevertheless an advisory body that has responsibility for overseeing human rights in Slovakia is still functioning and that has been …

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Jun 18

Pride march passes off peacefully

THE ORGANISERS of Slovakia’s third Rainbow Pride march, held on June 9, advised those who planned to turn up and show their support for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens to be careful and take precautions with their personal safety. They recommended that attendees leave the event in groups, even if …

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