• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✖ Illegal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
  • 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

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Until Feb 11, 2017
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
three months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US 3 between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)
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Current status
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Offenders may be imprisoned from three months to three years.
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Same-sex marriage in Egypt

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Current status
Not legal
As homosexuality is illegal, same sex marriage is also illegal
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Right to change legal gender in Egypt

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Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
Requires sterilization
Sources:
transrespect.org
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Same-sex adoption in Egypt

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Current status
Illegal
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Egypt

?
Current status
(since Sep 11, 1971)
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Egypt

?
Current status
(since Sep 11, 1971)
No protections
Since the founding of Egypt, there hasn't been any protection for LGBTQ+ community
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LGBT employment discrimination in Egypt

?
Current status
(since Sep 11, 1971)
No protections
Since the founding of Egypt, there hasn't been any protections for LGBTQ+ community
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Egypt

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Current status
Illegal
As homosexuality is illegal, serving in the military is also illegal
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Equal age of consent in Egypt

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Current status
Equal
Is 18 regardless
Sources:
www.ageofconsent.com
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Blood donations by MSMs in Egypt

?
Current status
(since Jan 1, 2016)
Banned (indefinite deferral)
No
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Egypt

?
Current status
Not banned
Homosexuality is still illegal there.
Sources:
No
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