Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu declares stance on LGBTQ+



The Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu says his way of life doesn’t uphold the exercises of LGBTQ+.


“My upbring doesn’t in any capacity support this sort of exercises,” he insistently said in a meeting on NEAT FM’s morning show ‘Ghana Montie’.


Obiri’s Indictment

Hon Kyei-Mensah’s position, nonetheless, has to some degree offered some clearness on the situation by the NPP assembly in Parliament after the party’s delegate General Secretary Obiri Boahene raised worry about their appearing quiet on the issue.

Nana Obiri Boahen, earler last week, encouraged the MPs to announce their help or in any case for the bill.


“I’m astounded that I don’t see a lot of the NPP MPs supporting this reason, I am stressed.”

“No individual ought to try and energize that we ought not be discussing that, we should stop it. How would we examine this even in the public space,” he told JoyNews in a meeting.

Against LGBTQ+ Bill

Two or three months prior, a few administrators introduced a duplicate of the draft of the Bill to the Speaker of Parliament. This bill is looking to develop the current law that gives as long as three years in jail for same-sex movement.

The new bill when passed will restrict and condemn support, subsidizing and demonstration of LGBTQ+ while advancing transformation treatment programs looking to “convert” individuals from homosexuality to heterosexuality.

In any case, the questionable enemy of gay bill has effectively partitioned conclusions in the Ghanaian public talk.

Academicians Oppose Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill

Approximately fifteen famous legitimate, scholarly and common society experts have filled an update testing the counter gay enactment submitted to Parliament saying it abuses key central opportunities under the constitution.

In the reminder, they fight that the Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021, which tries to condemn LGBTQ+ and nearby exercises, is an “impermissible intrusion of the sacredness of human nobility.”

“The Bill disregards essentially every one of the key central opportunities ensured under the Constitution, in particular the right to the right to speak freely of discourse and articulation; the right to opportunity of thought, inner voice, and conviction; the opportunity to rehearse any religion and to show such by and by (which incorporates the opportunity not to rehearse any religion); the option to collect, remembering the opportunity to partake for parades and showings; the opportunity of affiliation and the option to coordinate generally, the major common liberties ensured under Article 21 of the Constitution,”

“So, the arrangements of the Bill are so intolerable in their infringement of the central common liberties and opportunities ensured under the Constitution that it vs conviction that it very well may be presented as a Bill in the House of Parliament,” the people expressed in a reminder.

Strict and Traditional Groupings Back Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill

Some Christian chiefs, then again, have presented a reminder to Parliament on the Proper Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill, underwriting the bill. The Ghana Catholic Bishop Conference have said they need homosexuality to be unlawful in Ghana and depicted the training as a cursed thing based on sacred texts in the Holy Bible.

“As a Church, we need this terrible practice made unlawful in our country…

“….according to the Church’s comprehension of basic freedoms, the privileges of gay people as people do exclude the right of a man to wed a man or of a lady to wed a lady. We ought to likewise bring up that the European Court for Human Rights has decided that equivalent sex “relationships” are not viewed as a basic freedom, clarifying that gay associations don’t indeed approach relationships between a man and a lady. The decision was reported ninth June 2016 in the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France.”

Who Wins?

With the stage currently set for what will be a captivating “fight” of purposes behind and against the counter LGBTQ+, Hon Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu summed it totally in Monday’s meeting on NEAT FM, when he set that in spite of his way of life disliking the LGBTQ+ exercises – “legally, we’ll banter on it in parliament.”

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