The community center -- which opened on January 31 in a ceremony attended by a delegation of the European Union and other foreign embassies -- faced opposition from the start and attracted a lot of anger among locals who called for it to be closed down. Ghana proscribes same-sex relationships and intolerance and violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people has remained rife among Ghana's population, Human Rights Watch said. Read More. Being in a same-sex relationship in Ghana's LGBT can attract between three to 25 years in prison, according to the country's penal code.
Ghanaian Lesbians & Gays Re-Open Their Office in Accra
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By Kwasi Gyamfi Asiedu. Sensing danger, Benson tried to get away but two other men grabbed him from behind, started beating him and ordered him to hand over his bag and mobile phone. When they threatened him with a knife, he also gave them the passcode to his phone. I went home with a broken jaw. In Egypt, Morocco and Nigeria, gay men are often blackmailed and outed by fake dates who trick them into sharing intimate photos which they post online.
Gay Life in Ghana--In Danger and In the Closet
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De LGBTI group tok for dia twitter handle say security raid dema office dis morning and few days ago, traditional leaders threaten to burn down dema office but de police no even help dem. Wia dis foto come from, Twitter. Afta de opening ceremony of de office, some people wey dey against di LGBTQI community for Ghana begin call on di goment to close down de office immediately.