- Pictures of a transgender woman in Ghana has surfaced
- Once called Prince Coleman, Angela Coleman says she wishes to have kids
- Homosexuality is still frowned upon in Ghana, most gays travel abroad to have the freedom to marry their partners
Ghana remains one of the countries in Africa where homosexuality is frowned upon. But despite this stark opposition, some homosexuals have managed to brace the odds to live the life they so wish to have.
One such person is a young man and resident at Madina who took the media by storm after deciding to undergo some surgeries to become Ghana's first, public transgender.
Known in his former life as Prince Coleman, the transgender, who now has his gender changed from a male to female, looks so much confident in her new looks.
She has granted several interviews to the media and one thing that stands tall is her wish to get married to a white man and have kids.
Well, Prince Coleman who is now Angela Coleman has a lot ahead of her as she would now have to break through the walls of stigma and rejection if achieving her goals and aspiration is anything to go by.
Ghana is never anywhere close to legalizing homosexuality as the speaker of parliament, Prof. Mike Ocquaye, has insisted that "this animalistic act" will never find its place in the country.
The strictly conventional Christian, who is now speaker, have been approached by various civil society groups including Amnesty International over his position but their lobbying seems not to have yielded any positive result.
So far, many homosexuals in Ghana have been left with no choice than to stay in hiding or seek asylum in gay-friendly countries.
But for a brave personality as Madina Obroni, one may just ask the question, if indeed Ghana could be expecting more brave transgenders to come out and reveal their sexuality.
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