• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✖ Illegal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

Public Opinion

"Should Society Accept Homosexuality?"

Egypt ranks #33 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 4, 2013)
(95%) No
Yes (3%)

History

Homosexual activity in Egypt

?
Feb 11, 2017–Jul 11, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
3 months to 3 years in prison. not enforced.
Added by Ausyk  ·  4 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Current status
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Offenders may be imprisoned from three months to three years.
Added by kevinkobori  ·  16 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex marriage in Egypt

?
Jan 1, 2018–Jul 11, 2018
Unrecognized
Gay marriage is not criminalized in Egypt. As well homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Current status
Not legal
As homosexuality is illegal, same sex marriage is also illegal
Added by vviet93  ·  16 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Right to change legal gender in Egypt

?
Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Missing non binary options.
Added by Ausyk  ·  8 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex adoption in Egypt

?
Current status
Single only
No Laws in place for same sex couples.
Added by Ausyk  ·  10 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT discrimination in Egypt

?
Sep 11, 1971–Jun 7, 2018
No protections
activism is starting Online for Arabic countries.
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Current status
(since Sep 11, 1971)
No protections
Added by vviet93  ·  8 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT employment discrimination in Egypt

?
Sep 11, 1971–Jun 1, 2018
No protections
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Current status
(since Sep 11, 1971)
No protections
Since the founding of Egypt, there hasn't been any protections for LGBTQ+ community
Added by vviet93  ·  9 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in Egypt

?
Sep 11, 1971–Jun 1, 2018
No protections
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Current status
(since Sep 11, 1971)
No protections
Since the founding of Egypt, there hasn't been any protection for LGBTQ+ community
Added by vviet93  ·  8 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Egypt

?
Sep 11, 1971–Jun 1, 2018
Illegal
Homosexuality is illegal. which makes it impossible. no laws prohibiting or criminalizing them serving.
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Current status
Illegal
As homosexuality is illegal, serving in the military is also illegal
Added by vviet93  ·  9 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in Egypt

?
Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Egypt

?
Current status
Equal
Homosexaulity is still illegal there. Set age of Consent.
Added by Ausyk  ·  4 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Conversion therapy in Egypt

?
Current status
Not banned
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log



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