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Egyptian actor’s transgender son hopes spotlight will change views

Egyptian actor’s transgender son hopes spotlight will change views

As the transgender son of a prominent Egyptian actor, Noor Hesham, Selim was thrown into the spotlight when his father surprised television viewers by speaking openly about his transition, but he hopes this will help change attitudes. While homosexuality is not outlawed in Egypt, it is a conservative Muslim society, and discrimination against LGBT+ groups […]