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ADDED ON: 10/21/2021

Across Africa, major churches strongly oppose LGBTQ rights

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 enacted, impose some of the…

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ADDED ON: 10/20/2021

‘I have accepted my fate’: the hidden abuse in Uganda’s LGBT community – in pictures

In a country where gay sex is against the law, it can be almost impossible for the LGBT community to access services tackling domestic violence – and during the pandemic, lockdowns saw…

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ADDED ON: 10/18/2021

HRW calls on Kuwait to stop punitive acts towards transgender Kuwaitis

Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on Kuwait to end its suppression of the LGBTQ community in a report published on Thursday, following the conviction and imprisonment of Maha-al-Mutairi, a transgender woman. She…

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ADDED ON: 10/17/2021

Gay couple hail ‘big win’ in battle over children’s Namibian citizenship

Namibian court ruled on Wednesday that the son of a gay couple, born via surrogacy in South Africa in 2019, is a Namibian citizen by descent, in a decision hailed as "big…

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ADDED ON: 10/17/2021

LGBTQI+: ‘We’ll campaign against Dutch interests in Ghana’ – Sam George on visa denial

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 to blackmail after losing the…

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ADDED ON: 10/17/2021

LGBTQI+ debate is a waste of time – Kpone Mantse

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 complete waste of productive time…

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ADDED ON: 10/16/2021

Namibian Court Grants Citizenship to Gay Couple’s Son in LGBTQ+ Rights ‘Win’

A court in the Southern African country of Namibia ruled on Wednesday that the son of a gay couple is a Namibian citizen by descent. The ruling has been considered a major…

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ADDED ON: 10/15/2021

Sex Education’s’ gay teen Eric takes a risky trip to Nigeria. How realistic is it?

In season 3 of the popular Netflix series Sex Education, the character named Eric Effiong goes to Nigeria. It is a risky trip. Eric is a gay teenager in this series about a…

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ADDED ON: 10/15/2021

Ghana’s parliament to vote on what could be world’s toughest anti-gay laws

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 on what critics say could…

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ADDED ON: 10/15/2021

I have not taken money to fight LGBT Bill; I’m not a pimp – Akoto Ampaw

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 for monetary gains. The veteran lawyer…

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ADDED ON: 10/14/2021

Botswana Court Reserves Judgement After State Appeals Gay Sex Ruling

GABORONE — Botswana's Court of Appeal on Tuesday reserved judgement in a case in which the state seeks to overturn a 2019 ruling that decriminalized same sex relations. In a landmark case the…

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ADDED ON: 10/14/2021

Ghanaian chief threatens to storm parliament to force through anti-LGBT+ bill

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 care, to simply being an…

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