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Czech President In Dispute Over Gay Rights

Prague (AP) — The Czech Republic’s controversy-courting new president is under fire for refusing to grant a university professorship to one of his critics and hinting that it is because the man is a gay rights activist. In what is normally a formality, Czech presidents appoint the country’s professors after they are nominated for the… Read more »

Raw Video: Gay Pride Celebration in Prague

Video Thousands celebrated Prague’s second gay pride on Saturday with a parade leading from the city’s main square to a nearby park. The event drew homosexuals, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders from across Europe. (Aug. 18) by Associated Press Source – YouTube.com

Pro-traditional family group blast US ambassador for supporting Prague Pride celebrations

An international anti-LGBT, pro-traditional family group is apparently furious that the US ambassador to the Czech Republic has given his blessing to the Prague Pride Festival taking place this week. Speaking at the opening of the festival on Monday, Ambassador Norman Eisen said: “I am truly honored to be here today representing the United States… Read more »

Gay festival begins in Prague

Prague — The Second Prague Pride festival of homosexuals began here in the capital of the Czech Republic Monday, Xinhua reported. “Our goal is to present the community of gays and lesbians to the public. There are many prejudices that need to be removed,” festival director Czeslaw Walek said. This year’s festival will include a… Read more »