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What do Czechs Think of the Growing Visibility of Homosexuals in Their Country?

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A Wedding in Prague: As lgbt acceptance gains traction in the Czech Republic, there are still some pockets of society unwilling to embrace change. For similar stories, see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ltG3y4tTk4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Derr4L33JD4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NngIiS2141M Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: http://www.journeyman.tv/film/4179 Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/journeymanpictures Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JourneymanVOD https://twitter.com/JourneymanNews Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/journeymanpictures Although civil partnerships are not on a totally even keel with heterosexual marriage, it is seen as a step towards a more equal society. What does the Czech Republic think of this new step? In 2006 the Czech Republic’s first civil partnership took place, with most people welcoming the growing tolerance. They also held their first gay and lesbian parade. “If homosexuality is visible – as it is today, we are promoting tolerance” states the Minister of Minorities. Yet it faces resistance from the Church and right wing extremists claim, “support for the family structure – which means a man and a woman”. ORF – Ref. 4179 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.