Tag: Ghana

Introducing 7 African LGBTQ+ activists working for change

Introducing 7 African LGBTQ+ activists working for change

Vogue Magazine published an article last month profiling seven outstan [...]
UN human rights experts oppose Ghana anti-LGBTQ bill

UN human rights experts oppose Ghana anti-LGBTQ bill

Opponents of Ghana's harsh anti-LGBTQ proposal have gained new allies [...]
Ghana’s first openly trans musician fights homophobia with song

Ghana’s first openly trans musician fights homophobia with song

Ghana’s first openly transgender musician has released a song to boost [...]
Ghana court drops case against 21 LGBT+ activists

Ghana court drops case against 21 LGBT+ activists

A court in Ghana dismissed the case against 21 LGBT+ activists, ruling [...]
Anti-gay bill reaches Ghana parliament, boosted by speaker

Anti-gay bill reaches Ghana parliament, boosted by speaker

The speaker of Ghana's parliament has predicted that Ghana will enact [...]
After 3-week delay, Ghana releases 21 human rights defenders

After 3-week delay, Ghana releases 21 human rights defenders

After three weeks of detention without trial, a High Court in Ghana gr [...]
Ghana protest: 21 people arrested at LGBTQI rights training session

Ghana protest: 21 people arrested at LGBTQI rights training session

LGBTQI rights activists are calling for the release of 21 people arres [...]
In hiding, Ghana’s queer activists keep up the fight

In hiding, Ghana’s queer activists keep up the fight

Despite having to flee after the state raided their offices, members o [...]
Ghana counselors see business opportunity in anti-gay uproar

Ghana counselors see business opportunity in anti-gay uproar

Some anti-gay counselors and psychologists in Ghana have decided that [...]
Leader of Ghana parliament vows passage of strict anti-LGBTQI bill

Leader of Ghana parliament vows passage of strict anti-LGBTQI bill

The Speaker of Ghana's Parliament declared today (Monday) that parliam [...]
LGBTQ+ Rights Ghana appeals for help from President Akufo-Addo

LGBTQ+ Rights Ghana appeals for help from President Akufo-Addo

The advocacy group LGBT+ Rights Ghana yesterday appealed to Ghanaian P [...]
Ghana: Police raid LGBT+ center; activists call for boycott

Ghana: Police raid LGBT+ center; activists call for boycott

After police raided Ghana's new LGBT+ center on Wednesday, gay-rights [...]
New LGBT+ center triggers holy war of words in Ghana

New LGBT+ center triggers holy war of words in Ghana

The opening of an LGBTQ+ safe house and advocacy office in Ghana has s [...]
Ghana: LGBT+ safe house opens; anti-gay crusader in a rage

Ghana: LGBT+ safe house opens; anti-gay crusader in a rage

As the advocacy group LGBT+ Rights Ghana celebrates the opening of a n [...]
Businesses of at-risk Ugandans will get Covid-19 aid

Businesses of at-risk Ugandans will get Covid-19 aid

Uganda is among five countries that will benefit from a new fund which [...]
Boosting LGBTIQ rights in West Africa, one grant at a time

Boosting LGBTIQ rights in West Africa, one grant at a time

A new organization is promoting LGBTQI rights in West Africa by financ [...]
Ghana: 47% of LGBT teens engage in self-harm

Ghana: 47% of LGBT teens engage in self-harm

In Ghana. nearly half of LGBT youths engage in self-harm, a new survey [...]
Conservative Christians block LGBT+ meeting in Ghana

Conservative Christians block LGBT+ meeting in Ghana

Ghana has blocked a LGBT+ rights conference planned for July, bowing t [...]
Commentary: Ghana needs a visit from U.N.’s SOGI expert

Commentary: Ghana needs a visit from U.N.’s SOGI expert

Ghana may be ready for a visit from the U.N.'s expert on sexual minori [...]
Nigerian model becomes the first trans contestant in a beauty pageant

Nigerian model becomes the first trans contestant in a beauty pageant

Transgender Nigerian woman Veso Golden Oke, age 25, is competing in a [...]
LGBT in West Africa: Arrests, lynchings, discrimination, denial

LGBT in West Africa: Arrests, lynchings, discrimination, denial

West African nations display a mix of mostly abusive responses to LGBT [...]
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