Compare LGBT Rights in Croatia

Equality Index ?
58 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
60% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
17% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
21% Agree
56% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
39% Rare
52% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
45% Rare
38% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
36% Agree
58% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
39% Yes
52% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
31% Favor
64% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
45% Yes
48% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
18% Good place
48% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1977
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1994
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2022
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1998
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
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