Ambassador King Co-Opens the 8th Prague Pride Festival

On August 6, Ambassador King attended the opening of the 8th Prague Pride Festival which belongs among the largest cultural events of Prague´s summer season.  The Ambassador said in his speech on Strelecky Island that he is „proud that the U.S. Embassy has supported the festival since its inception in 2011 … because LGBTI person ... Read More»

Ambassador Schapiro Hosts Reception for Major Cooper and Czech LGBTI Leaders

U.S. Visitor Major Clarke Cooper met with Czech LGBTI leaders and described how the US military changed to give LGBTI soldiers full and equal rights. Great discussion about the recent Czech Constitutional Court decision expanding adoption rights, changes in public attitudes, and next steps in the effort to end discrimination. Read More»

Ambassador Schapiro and U.S. Embassy Team Celebrate Prague Pride Festival

The U.S. Embassy in Prague was proud to support the Prague Pride Festival again this year, which took place August 8-14 throughout the city. This year’s theme was “love,” and the Pride Festival’s objective was to combat prejudice against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) persons and other minorities. The U.S. Embassy organized several ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Supported Prague Pride Festival

For the fifth year in a row, the U.S. Embassy in Prague was proud to support Prague Pride. The Festival encourages the integration of the LGBT community into broader society while also combatting prejudices against minorities. On August 15, members of the U.S. Embassy community joined thousands in the annual Prague Pride Parade. The parade ... Read More»
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