Passing Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill into law must come with behavioural change – Kwaku Kwarteng

The Chairman of Parliament’s Finance Committee says there is a need for the country to be financially resilient amidst the ongoing tension surrounding the passage of the  Human Sexual Rights and Family Values Bill popularly known as Anti-LGBTQ+. Kwaku Kwarteng in an interview on JoyNews PM Express, reflected on the unprecedented level of public outcry and asked…

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Ghana has no freedom until the anti-LGBTQ+ bill is cancelled- Sister Derby on Independence Day

On Ghana’s Independence Day, singer and activist Sister Deborah, took a bold stance on social media advocating for the rights of the LGBTQ community in the country. In a passionate post on X, the artist underscored that true freedom for all Ghanaians is unattainable unless the queer community is granted the same liberties. Sister Deborah’s advocacy extended to…

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Finance Ministry fears losing $3.8bn in World Bank financing if Anti-LGBTQ+ bill becomes law

The Finance Ministry is raising concerns about the implications of President Akufo-Addo’s potential assent to the recently passed Anti-LGBTQ+ bill. Days after the bill was passed, the Ministry outlined the negative implications of the document on its expenditure, key government plans, and projects. The office is urging President Akufo-Addo to hold off on signing the bill into…

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Parliament passed a ‘harsher’ Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill – Gabby Otchere-Darko

A prominent figure within the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko has voiced his reservations regarding the Human Sexual Rights and Family Values Bill, commonly referred to as the Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill, recently passed by Parliament. Expressing his concerns, Mr Otchere-Darko criticised the perceived severity of the bill, arguing that it fails to align…

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Rev. Opuni-Frimpong reacts to passage of Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill

The former General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana, Rev. Dr. Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong, has urged President Akufo-Addo to swiftly assent to the anti-LGBTQ+ legislation following its passage by Parliament. Describing the bill’s approval as a win for Ghanaians, Rev. Dr. Opuni-Frimpong stressed the importance of President Akufo-Addo endorsing the legislation without delay, emphasising the significance…

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