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First Gay Couple Cleared to Adopt In the Czech Republic

Everything is now in place for the men at the center of last year’s discrimination suit to proceed with an adoption. Last June saw a major victory for the Czech gay and lesbian community when a discriminatory provision in the Registered Partnership Act was annulled in the country’s Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic. The

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Czech court strikes down ban on gay people adopting children

A Czech court has struck down the country’s ban on gay people adopting children – though only for individuals. The country had maintained a law that outlawed gays and lesbians who are in registered partnerships from adopting children, either together or as an individual. However, the Czech Constitutional Court has overturned a law which banned

2015-12-10

Czech court recognizes gay adoption

The court in Prostějov, south Moravia, has delivered a breakthrough ruling when it recognized the adoption of 10-year-old twins by a Czech-French gay couple living in the US, daily Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD) writes. The Czech man and his French husband adopted the boys as new-born babies in San Francisco, where they bring them up,