Compare LGBT Rights in Egypt & Libya

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
16% Did not mention homosexuals
84% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
95% No
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2000
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1953
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedNot legal
Since 1953
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Since 1951
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Since 1951
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Since 1951
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Since 1953
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AUnequal
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