Compare LGBT Rights in Egypt

Equality Index ?
12 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
16% Did not mention homosexuals
84% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
95% No
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
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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