Out of the Shadows Out of the Closet Omar Sharif Jr.

Oslo Freedom Forum in Johannesburg
March 26, 2018

When Omar Sharif Jr. came out as gay during the Egyptian Revolution, his entire world turned upside down. At the first Oslo Freedom Forum in Johannesburg, Sharif explains why he gave up the prestige he inherited from his grandfather in order to advocate for LGBTQ people in the Middle East and around the world.