Anglican world leader "concerned" about Ghana's anti-gay bill

Anglican world leader “concerned” over Ghana’s anti-gay bill

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the symbolic leader of Anglicans around the world, has expressed concern over a new bill in Ghana that would impose severe penalties on the LGBT community.

The bill is being debated in parliament, with a vote expected in a few days.

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, BBC News reports.

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Cross-dressing and public displays of same-sex affection would be punishable by fines or detention.

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