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Black Celebrities Who Have Endorsed LGBTQ Community In Ghana

As LGBT rights are been discussed in the country, some celebrities, both in Ghana and the diaspora have added their voice to the ongoing debate as to if LGBT should be legalized.

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Ghana is still battling the Covid-19 pandemic but it appears the government has been made to battle the LGBT community in Ghana after their newly opened office was closed recently.

As LGBT rights are been discussed in the country, some celebrities, both in Ghana and the diaspora have added their voice to the ongoing debate as to if LGBT should be legalized.

In the wake of all these events, the President of Ghana, Nana Addo has come out boldly to state categorically that the legalization of LGBT in Ghana will not happen under his government.

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We take a look at the celebrities who have endorsed LGBT in Ghana.

1. Ama K. Abebrese


The actress recently took to her Facebook handle to share what is on her mind about the incidents of LGBT rights in Ghana. She stated that people who are engaging themselves in the LGBT also deserve to have their basic human rights.

2. Juliet Ibrahim


The Ghanaian actress and movie producer has also declared her support for the LGBTQI community in Ghana. According to her in a lengthy Instagram comment, she stated that anyone who does not support gays and lesbians is shallow-minded.

3. Efia Odo


Efia Odo has never hidden her love for the LGBT community. According to her, they have the same blood just like those who feel for the opposite gender so should not be discriminated against.

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4. Michael Essien


The former Black Stars player has also cowardly endorsed the LGBT community in Ghana. The midfielder took to Instagram to post his endorsement for gays and lesbians in Ghana but quickly deleted it after public backlash.

5. Sister Derby


Sister Derby has vented out at individuals advocating against the existence of an LGBTQ office in the country. According to ‘Ghana Jollof’ hitmaker, members of the LGBTQ society are only seeking the protection of their rights by the state and nothing else.

Meanwhile, Hollywood actor Idris Elba, his wife and supermodel Naomi Campbell were among signatories of an open letter published Monday criticizing Ghana’s stance on gay rights.

Idris Elba and Naomi Campbell are among some 67 celebrities and politicians, many of them British-Ghanaians who are campaigning for the rights of the LGBT community in Ghana.

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