Compare LGBT Rights in Croatia & Spain

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57 / 100
84 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
84% Support
5% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
77% Agree
17% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
60% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
86% Did not mention homosexuals
13% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
17% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
60% Justifiable
16% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
21% Agree
56% Disagree
60% Agree
18% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
89% Yes
10% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
39% Rare
52% Widespread
43% Rare
54% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
45% Rare
38% Widespread
31% Rare
58% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
36% Agree
58% Disagree
89% Agree
8% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
39% Yes
52% No
83% Yes
8% 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
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
88% Yes
11% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
18% Good place
48% Not a good place
79% Good place
14% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1977
Legal
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2014
Legal
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1994
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2006
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal
Since 1995
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
Sexual orientation only
Since 1995
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1995
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2005
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 1977
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1998
Legal
Since 1976
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2017
Varies by Region
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1995
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