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This draft bill gives LGBTQ members 2 options: Jail time or conversion therapy

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This draft bill gives LGBTQ members 2 options: Jail time or conversion therapy

This draft bill gives LGBTQ members 2 options: Jail time or conversion therapy

CNN’s David McKenzie reports from Ghana as the country’s parliament is set to debate a bill that critics from the LGBTQ+ community call a “homophobe’s dream.”


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