Compare LGBT Rights in Egypt & Sudan

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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
Acceptance of Homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
Region not surveyed
17% Yes
83% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
14% Tolerate
82% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
95% No
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityAmbiguous
Since 2000
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2020
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedNot legal
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Since 1956
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Since 1956
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Since 1956
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousUnknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
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