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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    Unknown
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    Ambiguous
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #74 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(84%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (16%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)

Ranked #33 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June, 2013)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(95%) No
Yes (3%)

History

Homosexual activity in Egypt

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Homosexual activity in Egypt is illegal (imprisonment as punishment).

Current status
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
While homosexuality itself is not technically illegal in Egypt, Equaldex characterizes it as illegal in practice. Courts have convicted people for homosexual acts using "breaching laws on public decency" and "debauchery" and "abnormal sexual relations."
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Same-sex marriage in Egypt

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Same-sex marriage in Egypt is unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
Same-sex marriage has never been recognized in Egypt.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Egypt

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Egypt is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Right to change legal gender in Egypt

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Right to change legal gender in Egypt is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Yes, gender reassignment surgery is allowed and can be underwent in the country after getting an approval from the Al-Azhar Mosque or the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Egypt

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Egypt is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Egypt

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LGBT discrimination in Egypt is no protections.

Current status
Since Sep 11, 1971
No protections
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LGBT employment discrimination in Egypt

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LGBT employment discrimination in Egypt is no protections.

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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LGBT housing discrimination in Egypt

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LGBT housing discrimination in Egypt is no protections.

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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Same-sex adoption in Egypt

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Same-sex adoption in Egypt is single only.

Current status
Single only
No Laws in place for same sex couples. As well homosexuality is currently illegal.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Egypt

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Egypt is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
As homosexuality is illegal, serving in the military is also illegal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Egypt

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Blood donations by MSMs in Egypt is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No laws
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Conversion therapy in Egypt

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Conversion therapy in Egypt is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Homosexuality is currently illegal. Only criminalized in the country of South Africa.
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Equal age of consent in Egypt

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Equal age of consent in Egypt is equal.

Current status
Equal
Set age of Consent.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log