Introduction Both male and female same-sex sexual activity are legal, since 1962, in Slovakia. Predominantly Christian Slovakia, unlike its atheist and liberal neighbor, the Czech Republic, is more conservative on issues dealing with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender rights. The age of consent was equalized with the heterosexual age of 15 in 1990. An Anti-Discrimination Act
Homosexual sex was legalized in 1962. The age of consent was equalized with the heterosexual age of 15 in 1990. An Anti-Discrimination Act was adopted in 2004, in requirement with EU protocols on anti-discrimination in its member states. The Act, amended in 2008, makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation on a wide variety of grounds, including employment, education, housing, social care and the provision of goods and services. There is no legal recognition of same-sex couples. On 4 June 2014, the Slovak parliament approved a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. Some political parties support the idea of same-sex partnerships. The European Union have been seeking harmonisation of family law (including gay civil unions) although this has been fiercely opposed by Slovakia.
Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is set along the Danube River by the border with Austria and Hungary. It’s surrounded by vineyards and the Little Carpathian mountains, crisscrossed with forested hiking and cycling trails. The pedestrian-only, 18th-century old town is known for its lively bars and cafes. Perched atop a hill, the reconstructed Bratislava Castle