Zdeněk Sloboda

Zdeněk Sloboda graduated in journalism and media studies at Charles University in Prague. Since then he taught and researched at several Czech universities (Palacký University in Olomouc, Charles University, and Westbohemian University in Pilsen), at the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences (department Gender & Sociology), and at the University Leipzig in Germany (department of Media Education). His topics of interest are gender and sexuality in the media, in education, and in social movements. Since 2013 he has been a member of the Czech governmental Commission for Human Rights (Committee for Sexual Minorities), since 2015 of the Commission for Gender Equality (working-group on men and equality) and between 2019 and 2021 member of the EIGE’s Expert’s Forum.