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Ghanaian journalist, Ignatius Annor finally comes out on live TV after denying being one for years (video)

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A Ghanaian journalist has gotten social media buzzing once more after he lastly come out as Homosexual on dwell TV after denying being one for years.

Mr. Ignatius Annor, a former Metro TV broadcast journalist, who now works with Euro Information made the announcement in an interview with Pleasure Information by way of Zoom on Monday, February, 22.

Within the interview, he disclosed that the worry of shedding his journalism profession and the stigma round it had been the the reason why he at all times denied it when confronted about his sexuality.

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“That is going to be the very first time that I’m utilizing your medium to say that not solely am I an activist for the rights of Africa’s sexual minorities, what you’ll name the LGBTQI group, however I’m homosexual.

“Clearly, I denied it as a result of I used to be afraid of shedding my job, I used to be working at an unbelievable Tv station in Accra and in addition for the worry of what would occur to me personally,” Mr Annor mentioned on JoyNews by way of Zoom.

This comes after LGBT+ Rights Ghana each fundraised and constructed a brand new workplace, which serves as a vital group centre for queer Ghanaians, sparking outrage within the nation.

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However the Nationwide Coalition for Correct Human Sexual Rights and Household Values (NCPHSRFV), a coalition of assorted religion leaders and officers that after drew worldwide outrage for working a camp that “handled for homosexuality” have referred to as for its closure.

In line with Mr. Annor, that might be a breach of their human rights.

“It doesn’t really feel like I’m a human being who deserves the fitting to employment, the fitting to schooling, and usually the fundamental rights to have the ability to stroll, drive round to wherever that I need to go to in Ghana as an overtly homosexual man. It doesn’t really feel okay, it feels dehumanised and terrible.”

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He additionally remembers after returning to Ghana after finding out for his Masters within the UK, to search for employment however not one of the media homes had been keen to rent him “simply due to the stigma that surrounds my group”.

Watch the interview under;

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