giovedì 28 ottobre 2021

Regno Unito
Archbishop of Canterbury criticises Ghana anti-LGBT bill

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he is "gravely concerned" by a proposed law in Ghana, which would impose harsh penalties on the LGBT community. The bill is supported by the Anglican Church of Ghana, despite a previous agreement by all Anglican churches not to support discriminatory legislation. Rights groups say the bill is the "worst homophobic document ever". Gay sex is already punishable in the West African nation with a prison term of three years. The bill seeks to increase jail terms to up to a decade and force some to undergo "conversion therapy", where attempts are made to change people's sexuality. (...)