Stopping the Anti-LGBTQ+ Hate Bill in Ghana

After months of an anti-LGBTQ+ hate campaign in Ghana, the country’s Parliament is debating a bill that would severely criminalize not only the LGBTQ+ community but also anyone who advocates for their rights. The LGBTQ+ community in Ghana is tiny and is not a threat to any institutional interest, but hyper-conservative political and religious ideologues inside and outside Ghana are pushing this bill to become law. Ted Jackson argues that Canadians and all who believe in democracy and human rights should support efforts to kill this extremist bill. Read his blog HERE