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Encyclopedia > LGBT rights in Croatia

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Croatia, as a whole, is still considered to be rather conservative, especially the public regarding gay rights. In last years, however, there are no violent opponents towards LGBT activism and manifestations. On the other hands, gay bashing in the middle of the night is rather common in streets of Zagreb. This article deals with conservatism as a political philosophy. ... The gay rights movement is a collection of loosely aligned civil rights groups, human rights groups, support groups and political activists seeking acceptance, tolerance and equality for non-heterosexual, (homosexual, bisexual), and transgender people - despite the fact that it is typically referred to as the gay rights movement, members also...

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Legal status

Homosexual sex was legalised in 1977. The age of consent was equalised in 1998. Homosexuals are not banned from military service. Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Age of consent laws Worldwide While the phrase age of consent typically does not appear in legal statutes,[1] when used with reference to criminal law the age of consent is the minimum age at which a person is considered to be capable of legally giving informed consent to any... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... US 1979 and 2002 Reissue Cover Also known as paint spatter cover For the military meaning, see Armed forces. ...


The Croatian institute for transfusions (Hrvatski zavod za transfuzijsku medicinu) permanently rejects men who had sex with other men from donating blood (while drug abuse and HIV are listed as separate causes for rejection).


Protection based on sexual orientation in law

There exist anti-discrimination law in many acts since 2003: Sexual orientation refers to the direction of an individuals sexuality, normally conceived of as falling into several significant categories based around the sex or gender that the individual finds attractive. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 2003 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Penal Code (2006. Hate crime introduced in Croatia, the first hate crime definition in any European country)
  • Gender Equality Law
  • Law of Science and Higher Studies
  • Media Law
  • HRT Law
  • Law of Same-sex Relationships
  • Labour Code
  • Sport Law
  • Asylum Law
  • Volunteers law (anti-discrimination based on sexual orintation, gender identity and gender expression)

Croatian Radiotelevision or Hrvatska radiotelevizija (HRT) is the Croatian public broadcasting company. ...

Recognition of same-sex couples

Main article: civil unions in Croatia Croatia has allowed unregistered cohabitation for same-sex couples since 2003. ...


There is legal recognition of same-sex couples, which allows for unregistered cohabitation since 2003. The law on same-sex civil unions grants same-sex partners of at least of 3 years the same rights as enjoyed by unmarried cohabiting opposite sex partners (inheritance, financial support). A same-sex couple is a pair of people of the same sex, who pursue a relationship similar to that of a heterosexual married couple. ...


In early 2006, the parliament rejected a proposal to allow civil unions.


Gay life in the country

Tolerence of gay people is growing in the main cities, while the villages remain prejudiced. There exists a small gay scene around the country, that is however growing rapidly and a number of strong activist lesbian and LGBTIQ groups. There is one gay club in Zagreb, one in Rovinj, regular gay parties in Rijeka, and several gay-friendly clubs in the rest of the country. The situation is developing in each new year. Zagreb (pronounced ) is the capital and the largest city of Croatia. ... Rovinj, seen from Campanile of Sv. ... Rijeka (in local Croatian dialects Rika and Reka; Fiume in Italian and Hungarian. ...


In 2002, participants in Zagreb Pride experienced violent public opposition. Some LGBT rights activists criticized the government for lax punishment of offenders, and called this a violation of human rights. Subsequent events in the city have occurred with stronger police protection, and have been free of such incidents. A gay couple during the 2006 gay pride gathering in Zagreb, Croatia. ...


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