Compare LGBT Rights in Egypt

Equality Index ?
12 / 100
Legal Index ?
8 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
16% Did not mention homosexuals
84% Mentioned homosexuals
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
28% Yes
41% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
95% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Justifiable
100% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Did not mention homosexuals
100% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityAmbiguous
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
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