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Added on: 05/20/2024
05/20/2024
Italy was among nine EU countries that did not sign a declaration promoting European policies in favor of LGBT+ communities, sparking widespread protests within the country while…

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Added on: 01/16/2024
A Croatian watchdog on Monday criticised the country’s president over his remarks about a minister’s alleged sexual orientation, warning they violated the right to privacy. President Zoran…

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Added on: 03/02/2023
Some progress has been made on strengthening LGBT rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and Serbia over the last two decades, in part due to the requirements…

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Added on: 03/01/2023
After a turbulent post-war period, the three largest countries of the former Yugoslavia – Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, and Serbia – shifted toward greater democracy and Europeanisation in the…

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Added on: 05/29/2022
Courts in three Southeast European countries — Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria and Croatia — have issued landmark rulings in cases concerning the rights of LGBTI people in…

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Added on: 05/16/2022
The festival will open with the Croatian premiere of “Yira, Yira”, a performance directed by Bruno Isaković and Nataša Rajković, at the Croatian National Theatre on 24…

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Added on: 04/28/2022
04/27/2022
BRUSSELS, April 27 (Reuters) – The European Union executive proposed on Wednesday laws to curb excessive litigation aimed at silencing critical journalists and rights advocates by governments…

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Added on: 10/03/2021
The fifth edition of the Smoqua Queer Festival Rijeka is set to celebrate diversity from October 7-9. Culture, art, and interesting content mixed with the advocation of…

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Added on: 07/05/2021
07/04/2021
Croatian police have detained several people over incidents during and after this weekend’s Pride march in the capital of Zagreb. The incidents included verbal and physical attacks…

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Added on: 05/19/2021
Ryan Eakins
Alturi Contributor
Daniel Martinovic is an individual that shows the true fundamental qualities of friendship and advocacy. During 2015, he dove into LGBTI work when two of his friends,…

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Added on: 05/18/2021
A Croatian archbishop today asked for a pardon from gay people who felt rejected by the Church, an unprecedented move in the staunchly Catholic country. Archbishop Mate…

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Added on: 05/07/2021
05/06/2021
A Croatian court has ruled that same-sex partners can now adopt children, backing a gay couple in their five-year fight for the right to family life, the…

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Added on: 04/26/2021
Ryan Eakins
Alturi Contributor
As an individual growing up in Croatian society where LGBTQ issues are silenced and made invisible, Mima found that the most powerful tool for creating change that…

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Added on: 03/10/2021
March 9, 2021 – When it comes to traveling, Croatia has been known as a gay-friendly destination, even though not all Croatians in every part of the…

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Added on: 09/08/2020
09/07/2020
A Croatian gay couple fostered two children after a legal battle becoming the first same-sex couple to be granted the right in the largely Catholic country, an…

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Added on: 02/24/2020
02/23/2020
The Croatian President, government ministers, LGBT rights groups and the Ombudsperson on Monday all condemned the burning of an effigy of a kissing same-sex couple and their…

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Added on: 02/02/2020
The Social Welfare Center in Zagreb again rejected the foster care application submitted by Ivo Šegota and Mladen Kožić, who are life partners in Croatia. By doing…

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Added on: 01/06/2020
01/05/2020
After years of fighting to foster or to adopt children in Croatia, Ivo Šegota and Mladen Kožić won the long-lasting legal battle against the state. The Zagreb-based…

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Added on: 12/23/2019
12/20/2019
In what campaigners call a “historic decision” for LGBT rights in Croatia, the Zagreb Administrative Court on Thursday ruled that a same-sex couple, Ivo Segota and Mladen…

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Added on: 04/02/2019
We write to urge you to provide appropriate security and protection to ensure the rights to freedom of assembly and expression are protected during the March 30,…

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Added on: 03/25/2019
ZAGREB, March 23, 2019 – Some of the gender equality indicators in Croatia, such as the number of boys and girls enrolled in primary and secondary schools,…

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Added on: 12/08/2018
The civil society association called “Rainbow Families”, which brings together LGBT activists, will ask the Constitutional Court to assess if the new foster care law was in line…

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Added on: 11/23/2018
The civil society association called “Rainbow Families”, which brings together LGBTIQ activists, called on Tuesday on member of the Croatian parliament to amend the final foster care…

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Added on: 02/01/2018
When initiated, the Zagreb Pride March was conceived as a protest march against homophobia, transphobia and patriarchy, while at the same time it has been a tool…

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Added on: 01/31/2018
The Human Rights Watch lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights program has fought for over a decade to end human rights violations based on sexual orientation…