It is overwhelmingly documented that attitudes toward homosexuals in Africa are largely negative, yet there is a little exploration on interventional measures for change.
‘You don’t support homosexuals but you borrow from them’ - Blakk Rasta blasts Akufo Addo
Controversial Ghanaian on-air personality and musician, Blakk Rasta has tackled the government for opposing members in the LGBTQ community.
Homosexuality has dominated headlines for months and the discourse has taken a new turn after a group of parliamentarians proposed an anti-LGBT bill to end the discussion.
The Anti-LGBT bill, officially called the Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021, will see culprits face a jail term of up to ten years depending on the crime if passed.
The bill, which is spearheaded by the Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram – Sam George, had earlier hinted at ongoing deliberations on a document to render the group’s promotion and advocacy illegal.
Sam George and other members of parliament drafted the bill which they are seeking to introduce in the house as a private member’s bill for the necessary approval.
A portion of the bill which hit the internet has been heavily criticised by activists and a few celebrities, including Sister Derby, Lydia Forson and Wanlov The Kulor.
Adding his voice to the discussion, Blakk Rasta has said he can’t understand why a nation like Ghana hates homos3.xuals, but their political leaders still go to them for huge sums of loans.
The above-mentioned analogy which is in the rightful thinking of Blakk Rasta doesn’t make a single sense upon critical scrutiny.
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