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EGYPT

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of less than 10 years
Female to Female Relationships: Unclear
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Has being trans affected your job in YEMEN? Do you feel limited in your career for being trans?
In too many ways to count (0 %) I changed careers because I am trans (0 %) I feel that I wasn’t promoted because I am trans (0 %) My co-workers harass me because I am trans (0 %) I have not been limited for being trans, though I am out at work (0 %)

The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in EGYPT...
Abdul (user currently living in CANADA) posted for gay readers in response to this story on 26/05/2011 tagged with illegality of male to male relationships
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Hi there I usually don't respond to posts but as you till your story I reflect on my life thinking that how life is strange,because I know u I'm that same 12 yrs old kid or 16 yrs old confused kid and now in my 25th year and still faces the same society ,religion ,every thing I ran from.I feel you because I'm from close background and roots I'm from the medial east ,yet worst than Egypt .it's Saudi Arabia and for those who don't know it ..it's the most homophobic place on earth yet surrounded with men all the time.how weird is that any way just want to till you thank you for your article and that you captured some of my true feeling and pain and shame.
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Abdul (user currently living in CANADA) posted for gay readers in response to this story on 26/05/2011 tagged with illegality of male to male relationships
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Hi there I usually don't respond to posts but as you till your story I reflect on my life thinking that how life is strange,because I know u I'm that same 12 yrs old kid or 16 yrs old confused kid and now in my 25th year and still faces the same society ,religion ,every thing I ran from.I feel you because I'm from close background and roots I'm from the medial east ,yet worst than Egypt .it's Saudi Arabia and for those who don't know it ..it's the most homophobic place on earth yet surrounded with men all the time.how weird is that any way just want to till you thank you for your article and that you captured some of my true feeling and pain and shame.
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