Compare LGBT Rights in Croatia & Vatican City

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
60% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
17% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
21% Agree
56% Disagree
Region not surveyed
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
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1977
Legal
Since 1929
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2014
Unrecognized
Since 1929
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1994
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2022
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1998
Legal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2017
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1890
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