Both male and female same-sex sexual activity are legal in Estonia. Since 1 January , same-sex couples may register their relationship as a cohabitation agreement , which gives them almost all the same legal protections available to opposite-sex couples. Nevertheless, same-sex couples are unable to marry or jointly adopt. Estonia is considered, by most, to be the most liberal former-Soviet country when it comes to LGBT rights. Same-sex sexual activity between consenting males, which was illegal in the Russian Empire , was legalised in Estonia with the criminal code of the Republic of Estonia in It came into force in
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Tourism is quickly finding this ludicrously photogenic town. However, Gay Tallinn has been slow-coming. Easily the most progressive, liberal and tolerant country in the post-Soviet block Tallinn still struggles with homophobia, especially in the older generations. Changing attitudes after decades USSR of propaganda is proving difficult. As with most problems in modern Estonia, communism is a convenient scapegoat.
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Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, boasts a very charming and well preserved Old Town dating back to the High Middle Ages. Most of the bars and drinking establishments are located in the historical center , but in recent years, the district of Kalamaja has also begun to grow in popularity. Read on to discover some os the best places to enjoy drinks in Tallinn. A modern bar that mixes the familiar, relaxed British pub experience with sleek contemporary design, this is the place to come if you are looking for a casual drink.