A weekly newspaper called the Al Balagh Al Gadid was shut down, two reporters jailed, for printing a story that accused Egyptian actors Nour El SherifKhaled Aboul Naga and Hamdi El Wazir of bribing police officers in order to cover up their involvement with homosexual prostitution. Cairo forums. Those with homophobic intents have also been known to use them. Get updates on human rights issues from around the globe. Nobody should know anything about my sexual orientation or else I will get into trouble.
Hegazy, 28, is the eldest of four children in a conservative, middle-class family.
Homosexuality is not explicitly illegal, but people are charged under a number of different but related laws. While the Egyptian legal system is strongly influenced by the civil law system, Islam is the official state religion. The Scholarly Journal Archive. If people are ok letting others keep their basic assumptions without giving them reason to think otherwise, then they would be fine.
How far that double standard extends in this regard I do not know.