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Egypt TV Host Gets Year in Prison for Interviewing Gay Man
In Novembereight men were sentenced to three years in prison for charges of spreading indecent images, following the circulation of a video of a gay marriage ceremony. The Egyptian government's response to the international criticism was either to deny that they were persecuting LGBT people  or to defend their policies by stating that homosexuality is a moral perversion. In AugustAl Sisi's government introduced legislation bringing any social network service user with more than 5, followers or subscribers under increased scrutiny, as part of a crackdown on "terrorism and political activity". Along with his human rights efforts on behalf of the Cairo 52he also wrote a play on homophobia in Egypt and later directed the ground breaking Egyptian film, All My Life. LGBT rights in Asia. Women's rights, Gender and sexuality rights, Indigenous people's rights, and civic rights were among the main intersecting struggles that shaped the LGBT activism in the post-revolution years. Ancient Egyptian documents never clearly say that same-sex relationships were seen as reprehensible or despicable.
Index Major topics Glossary of artifacts. The Egyptian revolution of Jan 25, provided a political momentum and space for LGBT organizing in Egypt that were exceptionally productive in terms of movement building. However, they had no organized internal support, pleaded innocent, and were tried under the state security courts. Inthe Egyptian film by Youssef Chahine" Alexandria The prevailing public opposition to homosexuality, is especially relevant to how the Egyptian legal system deals with sexual orientation and gender identity issues. Illegal for all couples regardless of sexual orientation . In this mastaba, several paintings depict both men embracing each other and touching their faces nose-on-nose.