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GHANA

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of 10 years or more
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Traveled to GHANA? Did you feel comfortable being out while you were there?

The majority of people visiting this site have said I was very comfortable

I was very comfortable (75%) It was not an issue (25%) I hid my sexual orientation while I was there (0 %) I was discriminated against because of my sexual orientation (0 %)

The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in GHANA...
steven kasiko (user currently living in NEW ZEALAND) posted for gay lesbian intersex readers on 21/11/2011 tagged with human rights +5
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The trend of horrors and events ever unfloding in Africa and Uganda are so scaring and need to be addressed by all civilized human beings. Homosexuals are facing alot of suffering from the government and communities .We should not allow people to be tortured , executed, arrested discriminated or abused becauses of being homosexuals , who they love , how they look and who they are. Ugandans need to know that homosexuals are integral part of our society that should not be discriminated or abused the sooner we accept being a gay is not a crime nor amenace to the society the better. Changing peoples minds and decriminalizing homosexuality is an important step in realising equality for all people . I demand for laws and policies in Uganda that will protect everyone's dignity and i call upon all Ugandans to work for a world where all people can enjoy their rights fully
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steven kasiko (user currently living in NEW ZEALAND) posted for gay lesbian intersex readers on 21/11/2011 tagged with human rights +5
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The trend of horrors and events ever unfloding in Africa and Uganda are so scaring and need to be addressed by all civilized human beings. Homosexuals are facing alot of suffering from the government and communities .We should not allow people to be tortured , executed, arrested discriminated or abused becauses of being homosexuals , who they love , how they look and who they are. Ugandans need to know that homosexuals are integral part of our society that should not be discriminated or abused the sooner we accept being a gay is not a crime nor amenace to the society the better. Changing peoples minds and decriminalizing homosexuality is an important step in realising equality for all people . I demand for laws and policies in Uganda that will protect everyone's dignity and i call upon all Ugandans to work for a world where all people can enjoy their rights fully
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posted for readers on 01/02/2012
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Wow. Thank you brother.
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