Omar Al Shareef’s grandson announces he is a homosexual
Internationally known Egyptian actor Omar Al Shareef’s grandson, who is named Omar after his grandfather, has publicly announced that he is a homosexual. Omar the grandson also said that his mother is Jewish and he fears that the new government in Egypt will prosecute him and all homosexuals.
Omar the grandson wrote an article on the American internet website “Advocate” that is especially for homosexuals that he lives in a state of fear for himself, his family and his country. He added that his family will be shocked when they read his revelation since they prefer he stays in the closet especially in the upcoming period with conditions unstable in Egypt.
According to the internet website MBC.net, in the article Omar the grandson wrote that he admits to being Egyptian and half Jewish and that he is a homosexual. He added that with the rise of a number of Islamic parties to the political scenes he has many questions specifically regarding if his will be welcomed in the new Egypt.
Omar the grandson stated that he wanted to speak out because his loves his country Egypt and there are a lot of Egyptians in his same condition afraid to speak out and he wants to make sure that any new government will respect the rights of its citizens and treat them equally regardless of their sexual preferences.