Ghana uproar: 53 students ejected for homosexuality?

18 Apr

It’s a sad day for the Ghana Education Service


Journalists in Ghana are in an uproar over accounts of homosexuality at local secondary schools.

To the extent that their reports are true, more than 50 students have been dismissed for homosexual behavior.

The reports come on the heels of a controversy over the February appointment of human rights lawyer Nana Oye Lithur as Ghana’s Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection after she said that she supports “the rights of everybody, including homosexuals.”

According to multiple articles in news websites covering Ghana, 19 high school students in Kumasi, Ghana, were dismissed this month for “practicing homosexuality” at Opoku Ware Secondary High School,

The dismissals of those students, apparently male, came after recent reports of more than 34 girls being dismissed from the Wesley Girls Senior High School, also in Kumasi, for engaging in lesbianism.

Consensual homosexual activity between males over age 15 is a misdemeanor in Ghana, but same-sex relations…

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Posted by on April 18, 2013 in Uncategorized


2 responses to “Ghana uproar: 53 students ejected for homosexuality?

  1. aguywithoutboxers

    April 18, 2013 at 11:55 am

    This is indeed a sad action by minds we tend to think as enlightened. THANK YOU FOR SHARING THIS, MY FRIEND!

    • D.C.

      April 18, 2013 at 12:20 pm

      I’m still hoping the government steps in but given their recent stance on GLBT issues, I won’t hold my breath..


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