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Some Ghanaian Lawmakers Want to Criminalize LGBTQ+ Advocacy

Ghanaian parliamentarian Samuel Nartey George announced on Facebook on March 8 that he and seven other members of parliament were introducing a bill to “ban the advocacy and act of

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Chelsea star Michael Essien lends support to the Ghanaian LGBTQ Community, faces backlash, and withdraws his support

Chelsea footballer, Michael Essien sparked controversy when he posted a pro-equality message in support of the belaboured community in his home country where homosexuality is still illegal. The former midfielder,

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Idris Elba And Naomi Campbell Sign Letter Supporting Ghanaian LGBTQ+ Community, As President Nana Akufo-Addo Rules Out Legalization Of Gay Rights

Some of the UK’s most prominent people of Ghanaian heritage have come together to condemn their former homeland for its stance on gay rights in what will be seen as

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Anti-Gay Uproar Follows After The Opening Of LGBTQ+ Community Center In Ghana, Establishing The Country’s Widespread Homophobia

Homophobic outcry has forced what is reported to be Ghana’s first LGBT+ community center to temporarily close to protect its staff and visitors three weeks after it opened. Church groups,

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Hundreds of gay people in Ghana to be “treated” for their homosexuality

Around 400 people will reportedly take part in a gay ‘cure’ therapy forum in Ghana. The attendees, who have all allegedly signed up voluntarily, will receive ‘counseling’ and ‘reformation’ at

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Ghanaian president, Nana Akufo-Addo reassures church leaders that he won’t decriminalise homosexuality

The President of Ghana has said he has “no plans” of changing the country’s laws on homosexuality. As with most of Africa, it is currently illegal to be gay in

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Ghana pushes Antigay Bill after Theresa May urges for the Decriminalization of Homosexuality

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s plea for Commonwealth nations to decriminalize homosexuality was met with major backlash among the African commonwealth nations, especially Ghana. And now, lawmakers in the conservative

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Ghanaians are reacting to President Nana Akufo-Addo’s indefinite stance on legalization of homosexuality and it is mostly negative

Ghanaian president, Nana Akufo-Addo recently sat to an interview with Al Jazeera and expressed a surprising lack of firmness against the possibility of legalizing homosexuality in Ghana. Even though he

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Ghanaian president, Nana Akufo-Addo says legalizing homosexuality not a pressing social issue in Ghana

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said a change in the law to decriminalize homosexuality is not of concern to Ghanaians at present. The President, once a human rights activist and a

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Ghanaian police arrest blackmailers who used Grindr to target gay men

In an unexpected move, police in Ghana have arrested two men who targeted gay men they found on Grindr. The men, Torsu Stephen, 23, and Aikins Atitsogbe, 21, were arrested

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