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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Civil unions
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #40 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(35.4%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (59.7%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #46 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

(61.8%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (17.3%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #48 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Homosexual couples are as good parents as other couples"

(55.8%) Disagree
Agree (20.5%)

Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)

Ranked #11 out of 28 countries surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)

Question: "For each of the following types of discrimination, could you please tell me whether, in your opinion, it is very widespread, fairly widespread, fairly rare or very rare in (OUR COUNTRY)? Discrimination on the basis of: Being transgender"

(38%) Widespread
Rare (45%)

Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)

Ranked #23 out of 28 countries surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)

Question: "To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?: There is nothing wrong in a sexual relationship between two persons of the same sex"

(58%) Disagree
Agree (36%)

Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)

Ranked #23 out of 28 countries surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)

Question: "Do you think that transgender persons should be able to change their civil documents to match their inner gender identity?"

(52%) No
Yes (39%)

Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)

Ranked #19 out of 28 countries surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)

Question: "For each of the following types of discrimination, could you please tell me whether, in your opinion, it is very widespread, fairly widespread, fairly rare or very rare in (OUR COUNTRY)? Discrimination on the basis of: Sexual orientation (being gay, lesbian, bisexual)"

(52%) Widespread
Rare (39%)

Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe

Ranked #3 out of 19 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)

Question: "Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally?"

(64%) Oppose
Favor (31%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)

Ranked #3 out of 19 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)

Question: "Please tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement is most similar to your point of view–even if it does not precisely match your opinion. 1 Homosexuality should be accepted by society OR 2 Homosexuality should not be accepted by society"

(48%) No
Yes (45%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #57 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(48%) Not a good place
Good place (18%)

History

Homosexual activity in Croatia

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Homosexual activity in Croatia is legal.

Current status
Since 1977
Legal
Added by lewisslate  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jan 1, 1951–Jan 1, 1977
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
up to two years of prison
Added by matkoglibota  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex marriage in Croatia

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Same-sex marriage in Croatia is civil unions.

Current status
Since Sep 9, 2014
Civil unions
Added by matkoglibota  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Sep 9, 2014–Sep 8, 2018
Civil unions
Gay marriage pending. Under EU Gay marriage law.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jul 24, 2003–Sep 9, 2014
Unregistered cohabitation
Added by matkoglibota  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Croatia

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Croatia is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Croatia, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Croatia

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Right to change legal gender in Croatia is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1994
Legal, but requires surgery
Added by matkoglibota  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jan 1, 1994–Sep 5, 2018
Legal, surgery not required
Since Nov 15, 2014. Missing non binary options on documents.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Croatia

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Croatia is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Croatia

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LGBT discrimination in Croatia is illegal.

Current status
Since Jul 2003
Illegal
producing homophobic material can carry up to one year's imprisionment
Added by lewisslate  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT employment discrimination in Croatia

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LGBT employment discrimination in Croatia is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Since Jul 15, 2008
Sexual orientation only
Added by matkoglibota  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jul 15, 2008–Sep 27, 2017
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Included in incitement to hatred.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in Croatia

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LGBT housing discrimination in Croatia is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex adoption in Croatia

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Same-sex adoption in Croatia is single only.

Current status
Since Jul 16, 2003
Single only
there are no restrictions for single individuals based on sexual orientation
Added by matkoglibota  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jul 16, 2003–Sep 13, 2018
Step-child adoption only
Under Partner Guardianship since 2014. Legalization pending.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Croatia

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Croatia is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Croatia

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Blood donations by MSMs in Croatia is banned (indefinite deferral).

Current status
Since Dec 24, 1998
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Added by matkoglibota  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Dec 24, 1998–Sep 8, 2018
Banned (indefinite deferral)
One of the many countries that doesn't allow lgbt people to donate. Changes pending.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Conversion therapy in Croatia

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Conversion therapy in Croatia is not banned.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2017
Not banned
Conversion therapy ban pending. also recommended by UN LGBT rights Expert.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Croatia

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Equal age of consent in Croatia is equal.

Current status
Equal
Added by lewisslate  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jan 1, 1977–Jan 1, 1998
Unequal
Added by matkoglibota  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log