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Activists push US to advocate for human rights in Egypt

Dozens of members of the Egyptian Diaspora in the US are gathering in Washington, DC this week to develop strategies…
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Egyptian police use Grindr to lure gay men to hotel rooms

Police in Egypt are using gay app Grindr to lure gay and bisexual men to hotel rooms to arrest them.…
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Egypt In Talks To Criminalize Homosexuality

The Egypt Independent reports that Egypt was in talks this week to criminalize homoesexuality after Egyptian Member of Parliament Ryad Abdel…
Music

Inside Egypt’s LGBT Crackdown: One Band’s Story

It was a beautiful night for Mashrou’ Leila. Over 35,000 concertgoers showed up to see the Lebanese band and two…
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Teens arrested for same-sex dancing as nationwide ‘gay hunt’ begins in Burundi

Two gay teens have been arrested for dancing together. Police in Burundi have begun a nationwide official hunt for gay…
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Rainbow LGBT flag at Cairo concert leads to several arrests

Egyptian authorities arrested seven people on Monday, who they accused of being gay and promoting homosexuality, according to officials who…