Ghanaian tourism minister: I am shocked people could think I support gay rights

Ghana flagOn Dec 31, 2013 Pink News reported: A government minister in Ghana has denounced one of the country’s leading newspapers for claiming that she supported gay rights.

Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Dzifa Abla Gomashie, attacked Ghana’s Daily Guide for suggesting in an article published on 19 December that she approved of gay rights.

The day before in a speech to anti-gay opponents, she had warned against violence towards gay people – but quickly tempered her remarks by adding: “We need to orientate homosexuals if we are not in favor of the act so that they can change for the better in a peaceful manner.”

She also referred to gay people as having “abnormalities”.  Continued

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