After Crackdown, Egypt's LGBT Community Contemplates 'Dark Future'

Ahmed Alaa, shown here in Cairo, spent three months in prison for raising a rainbow flag at the concert of a Lebanese band in Cairo last year.

Homosexuality isn’t illegal in Egypt but human rights groups say other laws have been used to target LGBT Egyptians. “Prison killed me. It destroyed me,” says an Egyptian woman jailed after a concert.

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Source: NPR