BREAKING: Gay practices become illegal in Ghana as lawmakers pass anti-LGBTQ+ law

BREAKING: Gay practices become illegal in Ghana as lawmakers pass anti-LGBTQ+ law

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February 28, 2024

 

Updated: 17 hours ago

ByTemitope Hassan

 

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

 

Gay practices have become illegal in Ghana as lawmakers passed the bill on human sexual rights and family values, commonly referred to as the anti-LGBTQ bill.

The bill, called the Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill was passed on Wednesday, February 28, 2204. It was introduced by Sam Nartey George, the MP for Ningo-Prampram.

The bill prohibits LGBTQ activities and makes it illegal to promote, advocate, or fund them Local media also reports that individuals caught engaging in the activity could face a jail sentence ranging from six months to three years, while those who support or promote the activity may be sentenced to three to five years in prison.

This is coming after years of the bill being in parliament and going through various stages, facing backlash and efforts by opponents to block it or make chang

Source: https://www.intelregion.com/news/gay-practices-become-illegal-in-ghana-as-lawmakers-pass-ant-lgbtq-law/#google_vignette

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