Man’s life threatened by Muslim family who wants him dead to protect family name; serve as deterrent over his perceived sexual orientation

At Sekondi in the Western region of Ghana, a 25-year-old man’s life was threatened by his family in the early hours of Saturday, December 10, 2022, over his perceived sexual orientation. According to the victim (name withheld), he was at work when his aunt called to question him about his sexual orientation. “My aunt toldContinue reading “Man’s life threatened by Muslim family who wants him dead to protect family name; serve as deterrent over his perceived sexual orientation”

‘Left Behind’: Discriminatory School Policies, Violence Cut Short Education of Ghanaian LGBTQI Students

TTU deletes discriminatory article from website, following Rightify Ghana’s condemnation, but keeps anti-gay policy in students handbook Discriminatory policies targeting LGBTQI+ students are widespread, evidence found in multiple schools 68 LGBTQI+ students expelled, suspended or dropped out since 2013, but number only represent a fraction of cases In January 2022, when Rightify Ghana denounced aContinue reading “‘Left Behind’: Discriminatory School Policies, Violence Cut Short Education of Ghanaian LGBTQI Students”