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Love tolerance & acceptance unacceptable in Ghana

Groups led by Ghanian MPs tore down billboards erected earlier this week by LGBTQ Rights Ghana promoting Love Tolerance & Acceptance. Local activist group LGBTQ Rights Ghana said they put up the billboards to promote tolerance. “The billboards are our way of reminding and celebrating the charitable culture of Ghanaians. “LGBTQ Rights Ghana and its …

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu decries barbarous anti-LGBTIQ+ laws

Nobel laureate South Africa’s Archbishop Desmond Tutu has spoken out against anti-LGBTIQ+ laws and violence in Africa. He compared homophobic laws and violence to apartheid and also said he opposes both with equal fervour. 90-year-old Desmond Tutu has spent his life campaigning for human rights. He is the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. In …

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Ghana is planning the ‘most homophobic laws in the world’

Politicians in the African nation of Ghana have unveiled draft bill that activists say is one of the world’s most homophobic pieces of legislation. A group of MPs introduced the Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill to parliament late last month. Gay sex is already punishable by up to three …

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Celebrities call for Ghana to protect LGBTIQ community after police raids

Idris Elba, Naomi Campbell and other celebrities with ties to Ghana have spoken out in support of the African nation’s besieged LGBTIQ community. LGBT+ Rights Ghana opened an office in the African country on January 31. However the facility attracted furious homophobic backlash. Armed officers raided and shut it down on February 24. Sixty-seven UK …