Mother's Day Guide On Homosexuality: Mariam Raymone speaks to six gay Egyptian men about their experiences, relationships, and what it's like being gay in a society that often does not accept them. It is a series of never-ending dilemmas, blasphemy allegations, and accusations. Society may be grappling with it, however the government has undergone phases of extreme condemnation on several occasions.
Jailed for using Grindr: homosexuality in Egypt | Working in development | The Guardian
He wells up in tears as he relates the story. Ragab and Medhat had met at university a few years earlier, building enough trust along with two other friends to open up and discuss their homosexuality together. Earlier that year, he had sent nude photographs of himself to another man on Grindr and had set up a time to meet in Tahrir Square. Homosexuality is not illegal in Egypt.