Ghana

Global News

Added on: 12/14/2019
12/13/2019
Gabon has passed a law against gay sex, becoming the 70th country to ban the practice, an official confirmed, as the global pace of reform falters. The…

Global News

Added on: 12/12/2019
12/11/2019
This year, I accomplished a feat that I never thought I would: I went undercover to investigate a group that hates me. Not long after I took…

Global News

Added on: 11/29/2019
11/28/2019
Gay sex may be illegal in Ghana – dancing isn’t. So rappers and singers are using music videos to embrace LGBT+ life and fight homophobia in this…

Global News

Added on: 11/11/2019
The World Congress of Families, an international network of anti-LGBTQ and anti-choice activists, sponsored a regional conference in Accra, Ghana, last week. Organizers pitched it as an…

Global News

Added on: 11/01/2019
Emelia, a woman in her thirties living in Kumasi, Ghana, will never forget the day her father found out she was a lesbian. He beat her for…

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Added on: 10/21/2019
10/21/2019
Former president John Agyekum Kufuor has urged the world to fight against same sex marriages. He stated that no amount of argument could change the fact that…

Global News

Added on: 10/04/2019
10/03/2019
Ghanaians are still debating a proposed school sex education program after religious groups said it was part of a “satanic” attempt to promote LGBT+ values. The backlash…

Global News

Added on: 09/23/2019
09/22/2019
A Ghanaian [name withheld] who was attacked in Ghana in 2015 on suspicion of being gay has succeeded in securing asylum in the United States. Two law…

Global News

Added on: 05/18/2019
05/16/2019
Ghana, like many other countries in Africa, has not yet entirely accepted the LGBT community into our society. While many groups are defending them, they still face…

Global News

Added on: 05/07/2019
West African nations display a mix of mostly abusive responses to LGBT people, including denial that they exist, lynchings and arrests even without anti-homosexuality laws. The context…

Global News

Added on: 01/14/2019
01/13/2019
Homophobes have continued their aggravated attacks on people they believe to be gay or lesbian in Ghana. This phenomenon of lawless attacks on perceived LGBTI persons has…

Alturi Partner

Added on: 01/31/2018
Advocates for Youth works across the U.S. and developing world to advance youth sexual health and rights to further a vision of a society in which all…