Egypt: Egyptian Actor Khaled Abol Naga Openly Supports Gay Rights

One of Egypt’s most famous actors has taken the bold step of publicly speaking out in support of the LGBTI community.

Khaled Abol Naga tweeted to his 2.5 million followers that he wanted to end LGBTI people’s ‘suffering’.

‘Gay people are born with romantic tendencies toward the same sex and this is scientifically documented now, just like the roundness of the Earth. Ignorance of these facts is what society lacks to understand what homosexuals are suffering,’ he wrote.

The tweet went viral with more than 2,500 replying to the actor both in support of his comments and to criticize him.

It’s not the first time Naga has show his support for Egypt’s marginalized LGBTI community. Read more via Gay Star News