I realize that GLB people can remain celibate while in
Egypt and they
are likely to be fine. The fact that they may be safer pretending to
be something they are not is a bit disconcerting, but that is not my
Celibacy isn't required, they just need to avoid overt "public
displays of affection". (And it might be wise to avoid requesting a
double hotel room...) It's not really that different to women wearing
a headscarf when going to look around a mosque - whether you agree
with other people's beliefs or not, you go along with them when in
My primary concern is the safety of potential
transsexual conference attendees.
And what are the grounds for this concern? I haven't seen an answer to
that question yet.