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Anxiety grips LGBTQ+ people in Ghana after office shutdown

– – Many LGBTQ+ persons in Ghana are now living in fear after police raided their community center in the capital, Accra to shut it down. On Wednesday police stormed the office space which is within a residential community to lock it up. The shutdown was carried out reportedly on the orders of the owner of the facility who gave it out to leaders of the LGBTQ+ last year for rent. For weeks now there has been a huge public uproar over the opening of the office space which was…

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Over 100 feminists solidarize with LGBT+ Ghanaians

– – A group of over 100 Ghanaian feminists have announced their solidarity with “LGBT+ Rights Ghana and queer and transgender Ghanaians everywhere.” Members of the LGBT+ community in Ghana have come under serious attack following news of the commissioning of an office and work space for them in Ghana’s capital Accra. Ghana is a highly conservative and religious nation, which has driven support for anti-LGBT+ activities. But with a surge in attempts to resist the acceptability of the LGBT+community in Ghana, the group of Ghanaian feminists wrote a statement…

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