Gay Dictionary Croatian
How to say gay in Croatian
Below are the words of our Croatian Gay Dictionary that we will expand in new editions. If you know any more, please, contact us. But first some information about the language and where it is spoken.
Croatian is a South Slavic language of the Indo-European family, spoken mainly in Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia, being the official language in all three countries. This Gay Dictionary share terms with the Bosnian and Serbian.
Homosexuality has been legal in Croatia since 1977, having been eliminated it from the list of mental illnesses in 1973, which indicates that, although the former Yugoslavia was a country of Soviet scope, the changes that were producing in the rest of the world were living in Croatia too. Although for the moment there is no equal marriage or homoparental adoption, civil unions are legal and they have abundant anti-discrimination legislation and against hate crimes. Across the country and especially in the big cities the acceptance of diversity is growing, as well as activism, activities and LGBT nightlife. The first gay pride was held in Zagreb in 2002.