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Added on: 07/05/2024
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Mohammed is 27 years old and gay. However, he has yet to come out about his sexuality. Like many other LGBTQ+ Ghanaians, he fears going public. That’s because Ghana’s…

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Added on: 06/25/2024
06/24/2024
Courts in Ghana are considering multiple legal challenges to the West African country’s anti-LGBTQ+ bill with its top court due to deliver its first decision on July…

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Added on: 06/19/2024
06/19/2024
An alleged gay, identified as “Junior”, has been mercilessly beaten for allegedly attempting to have a sexual affair with a young man in Assin Fosu, located in…

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Added on: 06/07/2024
06/06/2024
Bawumia, the New Patriotic Party’s presidential candidate, has said he will not tolerate LGBTQ+ activities if elected, because they conflict with the Ghana’s values. Ghana’s presidential elections on 7…

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Added on: 06/07/2024
06/06/2024
As countries around the globe mark Pride month, the plight of members of the LGBTQ+ community around the world continues to worsen. Gay, lesbian and trans people…

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Added on: 05/16/2024
Alex Kofi Donkor is used to speaking out in support of Ghana’s LGBTQ+ community. For the past eight years, the activist has fearlessly led protests and panel…

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Added on: 05/09/2024
05/08/2024
ACCRA, May 8 (Reuters) – Ghana’s Supreme Court said on Wednesday that lawyers battling over the legality of one of Africa’s most restrictive anti-LGBTQ bill must amend…

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Added on: 05/08/2024
05/07/2024
Ghana’s Supreme Court will on Wednesday May 8, 2024 start hearing a case that has the potential to both threaten the West African country’s 20 billion debt…

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Added on: 05/05/2024
05/04/2024
The west African country of Ghana has passed some of the harshest anti-LGBT laws. The country imposes gaol terms for anyone identifying as LGBTQ, anyone who founds…

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Added on: 04/27/2024
Ghana, despite its more solid reputation for democracy and respect for human rights than authoritarian Uganda, is joining it in more stringently criminalising homosexuality – and vacillating…

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Added on: 04/25/2024
04/24/2024
Recent Afrobarometer survey data (Round 8, 2019-2021) paints a stark picture with 86% of Kenyans and 93% of Ghanaians expressing intolerance towards the LGBT community. This high level of…

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Added on: 04/19/2024
04/18/2024
ACCRA (Reuters) – Members of Ghana’s LGBT community and activists are waiting to see whether the West African country’s president will sign into law a bill that…

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Added on: 04/12/2024
04/11/2024
ACCRA (Reuters) -The presidential candidate of Ghana’s ruling party, Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia, said on Thursday he was opposed to “the practice of homosexuality”, a stance he promised…

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Added on: 03/20/2024
03/19/2024
Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ bill passed by parliament in February should not be transmitted to President Akufo-Addo for assent until two legal challenges against it are settled, a senior…

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Added on: 03/19/2024
03/18/2024
As a queer, non-binary person living on the outskirts of Accra, Ghana, Edem Brew said they have endured years of discrimination, physical assaults and verbal attacks. “LGBTQ…

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Added on: 03/17/2024
03/16/2024
Former Ghanaian Ambassador to Serbia and Montenegro, Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe, has accused the Ambassador of the United States of America to Ghana, Virginia Palmer, of interfering in…

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Added on: 03/15/2024
03/14/2024
(CNN) — Sam George, the driving force behind Ghana’s harsh anti-LGBTQ legislation, portrays himself as a guardian of gay Ghanaians. “I have put in legislation that protects…

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Added on: 03/08/2024
03/07/2024
Ghana’s president said Tuesday his government will wait for a Supreme Court ruling before taking action on a bill that would further criminalize members of the LGBTQ+…

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Added on: 03/07/2024
03/06/2024
Homophobia is not uncommon in Ghana, where gay sex is already against the law and carries a three-year prison sentence, but now the LGBTQ+ community is feeling…

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Added on: 03/06/2024
Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo said on Tuesday he will wait to act on an anti-LGBTQ bill that parliament passed last week, saying in a statement that the…

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Added on: 03/05/2024
03/04/2024
The government of Ghana may lose a total of $3.8 billion in World Bank funding over its recent Anti-LGBTQ bill passed by the country’s parliament last week….

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Added on: 03/03/2024
03/02/2024
Led by motorcycle riders draped in rainbow colours and dressed in multicolour costumes, more than 3,000 people on Saturday took part in Cape Town’s annual Gay Pride…

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Added on: 03/02/2024
03/01/2024
A bill which criminalizes LGBTQ people in Ghana and their supporters drew international condemnation Thursday after it was passed by parliament, with the United Nations calling it…

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Added on: 03/02/2024
Ghana’s parliament passed a bill on Wednesday that further clamps down on the rights of LGBTQ people in the West African country. The “Human Sexual Rights and…

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Added on: 02/23/2024
02/22/2024
ACCRA, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Ghana’s parliament on Wednesday moved a step closer to holding a vote on a bill that seeks to further clamp down on…

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Added on: 02/22/2024
02/21/2024
ACCRA, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Ghana’s parliament on Wednesday moved a step closer to holding a vote on a bill that seeks to further clamp down on…

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Added on: 02/17/2024
02/16/2024
A Ghanaian legislator has asked parliament to replace jail terms for gay sex with non-custodial sentences including counselling, saying the anti-LGBT bill currently making its way through…

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Added on: 02/13/2024
02/11/2024
Ghanaian activist and musician, Wanlov the Kubolor, has reacted to the decision by the Parliament of Ghana to pass a bill that imposes severe sentences for anyone…

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Added on: 02/02/2024
Ghana’s former president and leading opposition presidential candidate John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday expressed his opposition to LGBTQ+ rights but did not say if he would support…

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Added on: 01/23/2024
Human rights groups are pushing the University of Ghana to take stronger action in response to a widely publicized anti-gay attack that occurred on a university campus…