The church taught me hate, but hate did not resonate in my heart because the only father-figure I knew, happened to be a gay man.
Those who fall victim and survive have no way to report the crimes because they themselves are criminals in the eyes of the law. But still, Ghana wants to pass a bill to criminalise queer people and LGBT advocacy.
"God made Adam and Eve. He never make Adam and Steve. It is an abomination onto the word of God; the mark of the Devil; a lie." This kind of rhetoric would reverberate, dictate, and gradually haunt me to this day.
What evidence is there that Christianity brings any real value to the lives of gay and bisexual men and women in African societies when all the signs suggest churches benefit from spewing homophobia?