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Australia’s man in Ghana reportedly recalled over support for LGBTI people

Australia’s man in Ghana reportedly recalled over support for LGBTI people

Australia’s High Commissioner to Ghana, Gregory Andrews, is ending his time in the role and returning to Australia. Local media are reporting his recall is due to his support for LGBTI people in the West African nation. Andrews departure was announced on the Embassy’s Facebook page with a message saying Andrews and his family would […]

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Calls for release of LGBTQIA+ advocates in Ghana after 21 arrested

Calls for release of LGBTQIA+ advocates in Ghana after 21 arrested

Twenty-one LGBTQIA+ people were arrested by armed police in the city of Ho in Ghana on Thursday 20th May, prompting calls for their release from the local LGBTQIA+ community. The people arrested were representatives of LGBQTIA+ civil society organizations holding a training session on protecting vulnerable LGBTQIA+ people from discrimination. Reports reveal group have been […]

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Ghana’s President says he will not decriminalise homosexuality

Ghana’s President says he will not decriminalise homosexuality

The President of Ghana has promised religious leaders he has no plans to decriminalise homosexuality in the African nation, despite saying it was inevitable that it would eventually happen. Nana Akufo-Addo became the country’s President back in January and had has previously said it it inevitable that homosexuality will be decriminalised. Currently gay men can […]

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Head Scratch: The things people say

Head Scratch: The things people say

Every now and then, all to often, we stumble across stories that just leaving us scratching our heads in amazement. Here some recent stories that have left us asking “Are you serious!” Marriage Equality will lead to people marrying robots A report in an Indian newspaper The Deccan Post suggests that since the world has […]

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Gay Man Arrested in Ghana for ‘Recruiting’ Other Men

In Ghana, a 21 year old student has been arrested by police after citizens threatened to kill him for being gay. The arrest occurred in Walewale, a small town and capital of the West Mamprusi district in the northern region of Ghana. Ghanaian news outlet Peacefmonline.com published images of the suspect in handcuffs wearing womens’ […]

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