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Croatia approves civil partnerships for same-sex couples

| Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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ZAGREB, Croatia -- The Eastern European country of Croatia on Tuesday approved a law granting civil partnerships for same-sex couples. The Life Partnership Act, approved by the Croatian parliament by a vote of 89-16, grants same-sex couples many of the same rights as marriage, with the exception of adoption.

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Croatia joins LGBT Global Equity Fund

| Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. State Department announced Monday that Croatia has joined the Global Equity Fund, an initiative led by the United States to advance (LGBT) human rights around the world. "Croatia joins nine other like-minded governments (including the United States), three private foundations and...

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Croatian government proposes new rights for same-sex couples

| Thursday, December 12, 2013
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ZAGREB, Croatia -- Less than two weeks after Croatians voted to ban gay marriage, their government has proposed granting same-sex couples new legal rights.

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Following vote against same-sex marriage, Croatia to propose civil unions

| Tuesday, December 3, 2013
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ZAGREB, Croatia -- Just one day after Croatian's voted to ban same-sex marriage, a spokesperson for Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic said Monday that officials plan to offer civil union legislation that would give same-sex couples in Croatia many of the legal rights currently afforded to heterosexual couples.

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Croatians vote to ban same-sex marriage in country-wide referendum

| Sunday, December 1, 2013
Darko Bandic, APA voter casts a ballot at a polling station in Pula, western Croatia, Sunday Dec. 1, 2013.
ZAGREB, Croatia -- A majority of Croatians have voted in a referendum to ban gay marriages in what is a major victory for conservatives in the newest European Union nation.

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Croatia to hold referendum on whether to allow same-sex marriage

| Friday, November 8, 2013
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ZAGREB, Croatia -- Croatia moved Friday to hold a referendum on whether to allow gay marriages, but critics say the vote is discriminatory and gay rights groups are challenging its wording as biased and unconstitutional.

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Thousands march for gay rights, marriage equality in Croatia

| Saturday, June 15, 2013
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ZAGREB, Croatia — Several thousand people held a gay pride march Saturday in Croatia, where conservatives backed by the influential Catholic Church want to make same sex marriage illegal, while neighboring Slovenia's president led a similar march in his country's capital.

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Violence, thousands of protesters bring abrupt halt to Croatia gay pride

| Sunday, June 12, 2011
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An estimated 8,000 protesters -- many throwing stones, bottles, bricks, firecrackers, and eggs -- brought an abrupt end to the first gay pride to be staged in the port city of Split, in southern Croatia on Saturday.

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