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Homosexuality: African countries where it is illegal to be gay

The prosecution of gay people in Africa has it’s roots in colonialism.The recent crackdown on people in the LGBTQ community in Cameroon has brought to the limelight the struggles of people in that community across Africa. In March, two transgender Cameroonians were arrested and subsequently sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty …

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Ghana’s LGBT+ office forced to shut down after opposition from church groups

Fierce opposition from church groups has forced Ghana’s first LGBT+ community center to temporarily shut down its operations to protect its staff and visitors, its founder said on Tuesday. Alex Kofi Donkor, director of LGBT+ Rights Ghana, posted a simple message on Twitter which reads: ‘Culture, Tradition & Religion can never justify the denial of …

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