The Cabinet approved a draft law on Monday which - if passed by parliament - would give homosexual partners the same legal rights as married couples, with the exception of raising children and sharing a common surname. But while Czech society is extremely tolerant - some might say apathetic - when it comes to sexual matters, two similar bills have already been defeated in parliament. They failed largely due to efforts by the right-of-centre Christian Democrats - the country's only religious political party - who bitterly oppose legalisation of same-sex marriage on moral grounds. But as Dita Asiedu discovered when she spoke to sex therapist Petr Weiss, it's probably only a matter of time before the law is passed.
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