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Development of public space of non-heterosexual people in Czechia: Prague as a "queer" capital?
Sak, Jan ; Pitoňák, Michal (advisor) ; Pospíšilová, Lucie (referee)
This bachelor's thesis analyses the development of spatial organisation of Czech non- heterosexual people, it offers a study of public socializing possibilities of this group in Prague since the beginning of socialism to the present. Thesis deals with a question of what direction is Prague as the "gay capital" being developed at the present. The research part of the work is based on a secondary geographical content analysis of available literature drawing mainly from data based on so called oral historical method. Carried out research found that the biggest milestone in this development was the year 1989 enabling for rapid growth of non- heterosexuals' socializing possibilities in the 1990s. This rapid development currently produces metropolis of Prague, offering a range of gay and lesbian activities, that able Prague to compete with other big cities in Western Europe. key words: non-heterosexual, homosexual, gay, lesbian, queer, Prague, socialism, public space, heteronormativity

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