As people are pushing for the Anti-LGBTQ Bill to be passed, the question we should all ask ourselves is: “Do you know the challenges lesbians and gays go through but will never tell you?” Truth is, even if the group that has submitted a petition to parliament to quash off the Proper Human Human Sexuality and Family Values Bill succeeds, lesbians and gays will still go through these 10 challenges I am going to share with you.
The oman chief of Dormaa traditional area, Osagyefo Oseadeyo Agyemang Badu have sent strong warning to parliament to make sure the anti LGBTQ bill is passed. According to the chief, if parliament makes any attempt to reject the bill, it will be bloody in parliament House.
The simple, but controversially tagged Anti-LGBTQ Bill of Ghana has triggered several hot debates on various communication points in the country. Each day and night, Scholars from several academic and professional fields file their arguments on this very Bill, creating more confusion in the minds of many Ghanaians.
The proposed Anti LGBTQ Bill that was drafted by Honourable Sam George and the other seven legislatures has for a fact brought up a lot of controversies in the country and even beyond. Currently, there is this viral video of a mother of a popular Transgender and musician Angel Maxine angrily raising insult s on the law makers who proposed the Anti LGBTQ Bill.
The lead advocate for the anti-LGBTQ+ Bill, Mr Samuel Nartey George has finally eaten the humble pie. The Ningo Prampram law maker who has been very vociferous in defending the Bill that seeks to criminalise activities relating to homosexuality has made an interesting revelation after days of backlash with the opponents of the controversial Bill, both on social media and traditional media.
The Anti-LGBT Bill is not only a threat to homosexuals; It is also a threat to Ghanaians- Yao Graham
The General Coordinator at the Third World Network, Mr Yao Graham has openly come out to slam the highly talked about Anti-LGBTQ Bill in Ghana. According to him, the bill is a big threat not only to homosexuals but also to ordinary Ghanaians. He said that, the Bill should be thrown out of the issues to be discussed in the Parliament House.
The member of parliament for Medina and the president of Youth for Human Rights Africa, Francis Xavier Sosu has revealed that he has received several invitations from Pro LGBTQ communities to be gay rights advocate. In his article titled "The Anti-LGBTQ Bill; When the dust eventually settles down, reasons shall prevail over emotions" Francis Xavier Sosu debunked claims that he supports the LGBTQ actions in the country and stated his strong support for the new bill to be passed.
The campaign for the passing of the anti lesbians, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer proponents in the Parliament House has taken a whole new look after the honorable Member of Parliament for the Ningo-Prampram Constituency, Samuel Nartey George confirmed that the various religious groups in the country have officially rallied their support behind the passing of the Bill into law by Parliament.
While appearing on CNN, Sam George, the Ningo-Prampram MP, restated his firm stance on the criminalization of LGBTQ people in Ghana. The congressman stated his position on the anti-LGBTQ measure in an interview with CNN, which the Ghanaian Parliament is looking forward to debating and maybe passing.
Majority Leader of Parliament, Hon. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has stated that it is not in order for the Speaker, Hon. Alban Bagbin, to have made such deliberation pertaining to the “Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values 2021” bill. Hon.
Sam Nartey George says the anti-LGBTQ Bill will no longer criminalise homosexuality. He said it is to amplify regulation on homosexuality . The Bill is championed by using a few 8 MPs. Sam Nartey George, has debunked recommendations that the proposed anti-LGBTQ+ Bill being championed by means of a few eight MPs is in search of to criminalise homosexuality in Ghana.
As a human rights lawyer, I've been asked to be a gay rights advocate on several occasions - Francis
Francis Xavier Sosu, a member of parliament for Medina and the president of Youth for Human Rights Africa, has claimed that he has got multiple invitations to be a homosexual rights advocate from pro LGBTQ communities. Francis Xavier Sosu denied charges that he supports LGBTQ actions in the country in his piece "The Anti-LGBTQ Bill; When the dust settles, rationality shall win over emotions," and emphasized his strong support for the new bill to be approved.