Compare LGBT Rights in Croatia & North Macedonia

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58 / 100
36 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
60% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
30% Did not mention homosexuals
63% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
17% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
8% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
21% Agree
56% Disagree
9% Agree
67% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
39% Rare
52% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
45% Rare
38% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
36% Agree
58% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
39% Yes
52% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
31% Favor
64% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
45% Yes
48% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
18% Good place
48% Not a good place
12% Good place
73% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1977
Since 1996
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2014
Not legal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1994
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2022
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1998
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2017
Not banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1996
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