Compare LGBT Rights in Croatia & Portugal

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57 / 100
73 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
60% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
86% Did not mention homosexuals
12% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
17% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
26% Justifiable
34% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
21% Agree
56% Disagree
49% Agree
22% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
39% Rare
52% Widespread
21% Rare
71% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
45% Rare
38% Widespread
25% Rare
59% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
36% Agree
58% Disagree
69% Agree
27% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
39% Yes
52% No
72% Yes
19% No
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
53% Good place
29% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1977
Since 1982
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2014
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1994
Legal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2003
Since 2015
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 1999
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1998
Since 2010
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2017
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2007
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