• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✖ Illegal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • 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–Apr 26, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
three months to three years. may be placed in "special reformatory" upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE ( US dollars between 3 dollars and 40 dollars)Under the crime of Vague language.
As well police are arresting homosexuals through gay dating apps.
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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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Jan 1, 2018–Apr 10, 2018
Unrecognized
Gay marriage is not criminalized in Egypt.
Sources:
No
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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

?
Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Not criminalized.
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Same-sex adoption in Egypt

?
Current status
Illegal
Marriage requirement so it is defacto illegal. As well homosexuality is illegal. But it is not criminalized.
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Egypt

?
Sep 11, 1971–Apr 20, 2018
No protections
activism is starting Online for Arabic countries.
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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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Sep 11, 1971–Apr 23, 2018
Legal
Homosexuality is illegal. which makes it impossible.
Sources:
No
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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
Homosexaulity is still illegal there. Set age of Consent.
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Egypt

?
Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Egypt

?
Current status
Not banned
Most aspects of being lgbt are illegal.
Sources:
No
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