05/21/2013 01:33 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Egypt's Growing Gay-Rights Movement

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Ramy Yosef, a 21-year-old man from Egypt's Nile Delta, came out on Twitter last year. His family responded by forcing him from their home.

Tarek, 28, recounts being beaten and robbed for "dressing like a faggot" -- and avoiding the police for fear that they, too, would target him for being gay.

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