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4th Dubrovnik International Wine & Jazz Festival

The Mediterranean hotspot of Croatia welcomes the 4th Dubrovnik International Wine & Jazz Festival September 25-28.

Croatia Approves Civil Unions for Same-Sex Couples

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 15
The Eastern European country of Croatia overwhelmingly approved civil unions Tuesday, allowing same-sex couples to enter into life partnerships.

Croatian Govt Proposes New Rights For Gays

Less than two weeks after Croatians voted to ban gay marriage, their government has proposed granting same-sex couples new legal rights.

Croatia Government Aims to Pass Civil Unions Bill

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 3
Croatia’s government said on Monday it plans to pass a measure that will legalize cvil unions for same-sex couples, even though citizens voted against marriage equality in a referendum on Sunday.

Anti-Gay Croatian Group Uses xx’s Music in Ad, Band Takes Legal Action

MUSIC | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 27
The members of The xx, one of the most popular indie bands in the world, took to their Facebook page Wednesday morning after learning an anti-gay Croatian organization used their music in a promotional ad without approval.

Croatia Allows Public to Vote on Gay Marriage Ban

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 25
The Croatian parliament will allow a public referendum on a constitutional amendment that would prevent same-sex couples from legally marrying. The public will get to vote on the issue on Dec. 1.

Croatia’s Successful Gay Pride Points to Easing in Balkans

Riot police watched, but were not needed, as marchers, including government ministers, marched in Spit during a Gay Pride march that the Balkan country’s leaders hoped would be a gold star toward European Union entry.

Extremists Disrupt Pride March in Croatia

Stone-throwing extremists disrupted a gay pride march in Croatia on Saturday, a day after the Balkan country was given the green light to join the European Union.

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