Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of 10 years or more
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
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Have you had problems obtaining treatment for HIV/AIDS or STD/STIs in GHANA?
Yes, there is no access prevention
Yes, access to prevention is limited
Yes, getting prevention is stigmatized
08/08/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
The Coalition Against Homophobia in Ghana (CAHG) is a group of organizations and individuals that aims to counter ongoing attacks against homosexuals in Ghana. The Coalition supports the Human Rights of all Human beings including Lesbian, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgender (LGBT) individuals in the country. >>>
02/08/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
After months of homophobic reporting in Ghana's media, political parties are beginning to scapegoat the LGBTI community to score political points. John Kumah, a youth activist of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) of Ghana, was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly calling President Mills gay on a radio show. He alleged that President Mills was having a relationship with Ato Ahwoi, one of his advisers. While the President has no desire to pursue the case, Ato Ahwoi plans to sue both the media houses and Kumah for the allegations. >>>
25/07/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
Recently there have been conflicting reports attributed to President John Evans Atta Mills on the issue of homosexuality. In a conversation with BTM, leaders of a pro-LGBT rights advocacy in Ghana said, “In addition to threats in the larger society, there are also threats within the LGBT community itself.” >>>
16/07/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
Ghana President John Evans Atta Mills attended the Sunyani Central Ebenezer Presbyterian Church last Sunday after winning a landslide victory as the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the 2012 elections. Reverend Joseph Bosoma appealed to President Mills to criminalise homosexuality in Ghana and the Ghana News Agency reports that the President gave an assurance that the "government would institute measures to check the menace of homosexuality and lesbianism." >>>