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Added on: 10/22/2021
10/22/2021
ACCRA, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday emphasised the need for civil debate and tolerance as parliament works towards a vote on a…

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Added on: 10/21/2021
10/20/2021
In Ghana, home to a diverse array of religions, leaders of major churches have united in denouncing homosexuality as a “perversion” and endorsing legislation that would, if…

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Added on: 10/17/2021
10/17/21
Lead sponsor of the anti-gay bill in Parliament and Member of Parliament (MP) for Ningo-Prampram Sam Nartey George has slammed the Dutch Embassy in Ghana for resorting…

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Added on: 10/17/2021
10/16/21
Nii Tetteh Otu II, Paramount Chief of the Kpone Traditional Area has described the public discussion about Lesbians Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI+) as a…

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Added on: 10/15/2021
10/14/2021
A video has emerged in Ghana of a gay man being beaten by a mob and doused in animal blood, as the country’s MPs prepare to vote…

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Added on: 10/15/2021
10/15/2021
Lawyer Akoto Ampaw, the leader of the group of lawyers and professors opposing the anti-gay Bill in Parliament has rubbished allegations that he is championing the course…

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Added on: 10/14/2021
10/13/2021
The “Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021”, leaked in July this year, would criminalise everything from sex toys, to trans medical…

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Added on: 10/12/2021
10/11/2021
Dis move dey follow from recent calls by some academics and lawyers who start dey criticize de anti-LGBTQ Bill. Pentecost, Anglican Church state dema position. House of…

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Added on: 10/10/2021
The lead proponent of the anti-LGBTQI+ Bill which is before Ghana’s Parliament, Sam George has explained that the bill does not criminalize homosexuals but those who promote…

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Added on: 10/08/2021
10/08/2021
Accra, Ghana (CNN)A safe house was the only place Joe felt protected enough to meet. Tucked away in a neighborhood of Accra, off Aflao Road, a group…

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Added on: 10/07/2021
10/07/2021
The Church of Pentecost has vowed to campaign against parliamentarians should they fail to let the anti-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Bill passed into law with…

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Added on: 10/05/2021
10/04/2021
A professor of Journalism and Mass Communication, Kwame Karikari, has said the current anti-gay bill which is being promoted by Ningo Prampram lawmaker, Sam Nartey George and…

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Added on: 09/22/2021
Arbitrary arrests and detention of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Ghana, and a proposed draconian anti-LGBT bill are causing serious economic hardship and psychological…

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Added on: 08/30/2021
Durban – Home Affairs Minister Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi and the department’s director-general Livhuwani Makhode have released a Ugandan couple detained for being in South Africa illegally due…

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Added on: 08/13/2021
08/12/2021
Opposition lawmakers in Ghana are pushing President Nana Akufo-Addo into a tight spot by promoting an anti-LGBT law widely condemned by critics for undermining rights but applauded…

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Added on: 08/13/2021
Sometimes the human capacity for cruelty takes my breath away. A recently proposed bill on “sexual rights” and “family values” in Ghana is a case study in…

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Added on: 08/06/2021
HO, Ghana, Aug 5 (Reuters) – A court in Ghana dismissed a case against 21 Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT+) activists on Thursday, ruling there was…

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Added on: 08/04/2021
Ghanaian lawmakers are facing backlash over a bill before Ghana’s parliament that aims to make gay rights advocacy illegal. Eight lawmakers are sponsoring the bill, which was…

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Added on: 07/31/2021
7/30/21
Ghana’s first openly transgender musician has released a song to boost the morale of the West African nation’s LGBT+ community as it faces a crackdown by authorities…

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Added on: 07/30/2021
07/29/2021
Draft legislation in Ghana would make identifying as gay or even an ally to the LGBTQ community a second-degree felony punishable by five years in prison —…

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Added on: 07/29/2021
07/28/2021
Draft anti-gay legislation submitted to Ghana’s parliament could propose up to 10 years in jail for LGBTQ+ people as well as groups and individuals who advocate for…

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Added on: 07/26/2021
The “most homophobic document the world has ever seen” is how LGBTQ rights activists describe Ghana’s sweeping anti-homosexuality bill recently revealed after months of discussion and publicity…

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Added on: 07/24/2021
Draft anti-gay legislation submitted to Ghana’s parliament could propose up to 10 years in jail for LGBTQ+ people as well as groups and individuals who advocate for…

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Added on: 07/14/2021
07/13/2021
All I wanted to do was help vulnerable people,” said Shaun Apong, tears streaking down his face, from behind the bars of a squalid police cell in…

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Added on: 07/14/2021
07/13/2021
“All I wanted to do was help vulnerable people,” said Shaun Apong, tears streaking down his face, from behind the bars of a squalid police cell in…

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Added on: 07/05/2021
07/04/2021
On the matter of the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, welcoming a bill presented to the House that would criminalize the “promotion, advocacy, funding and act of…

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Added on: 07/05/2021
In a decision mostly focused on the dangers facing LGBT people in homophobic nations, Benin, Senegal and Ghana have been dropped from the list of “safe” countries…

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Added on: 07/03/2021
One of Ghana’s most powerful political leaders said that the LGBTQ “pandemic” is worse than the COVID-19 pandemic, and “it must be fought by all of us.”…

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Added on: 06/15/2021
After three weeks of detention without trial, a High Court in Ghana granted bail for 21 people who were arrested May 20 at a training session about…

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Added on: 06/12/2021
6/11/21
A high court in Ghana has granted bail to 21 gay rights activists arrested three weeks ago for what police described as an unlawful gathering, the prosecutor…