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Ghana Should Resist World Congress of Families’ Anti-LGBT Message

Expand  A young lesbian woman at an LGBT community center in Accra, Ghana.   © 2017 Human Rights Watch Emelia, a woman in her thirties living in Kumasi, Ghana, will never forget the day her father found out she was a lesbian. He beat her for three hours – with his fists, and a belt, and then with a broken beer bottle. Agnes, a 26-year-old from Accra, said when her father learned she was a lesbian, he packed up all of her belongings and expelled her from the family home. She tried to go back, but her father chased her away with a machete. She told Human Rights Watch, “He will kill me if I try…

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