An LGBTQ group in Ghana is pocketing funds meant to help the community – Ohemartin

Ghanaian transgender, Ohemartin, has alleged that an LGBTQ group in the country is improving its lot from funds that is to be used to help queer people in the country.

Ohemartin

According to the transwoman, the group purports to be for the LGBTQ community but its actions do not correspond to its intentions.

She, however, gave a hint as to what may ensue in the future as she said there is a “big surprise.”

“There’s an Lgbt organization in Ghana enriching themselves with funds donated to help lgbt communities, but there’s a BIG SURPRISE!!!!!!!!,” she wrote this on his Twitter on March 28, 2022.

Ohemartin is the few openly known transgender people in the country.

She told Pulse Ghana in an interview last year that, she didn’t feel right playing with boys when she was young. This dawned on her when she was about 7 years old. Although he was mandated to play with boys, she said she felt like a girl within.

Born, Martin Hughes, Ohemartin went to Mfantsipim School, an all-boys Senior High School.

LGBTQ people are not just shunned, they are ridiculed and, in some cases, mobbed.

Last year, there was a huge uproar about whether the community’s activities should be criminalized or not.

Although an enormous number of the Ghanaian population wants the LGBTQ community to be outlawed, the group does not seem to be relenting on its decision to be regarded in the society.

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