- A lesbian couple believed to be both Ghanaians have gotten married in Canada
- The wedding ceremony was attended by a few friends and family members of the couple
Two Ghanaian Lesbians have successfully tied the knot to become ‘husband and wife’ in Canada in the presence of some friends and loved ones from Ghana and Canada.
According to a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Mynewsgh.com, the couple, Diana and Teresa, decided to get married in Canada.
It is purported that their decision to get married in a foreign country was because the laws of Ghana denied them that right.
In recounting the love story, the couple revealed that they were very happy together and glad they could finally tie the knot.
For Diana and Teresa in Canada, their wedding was not too loud, and was limited to a few trusted family and friends.
However, pictures from the event have already started going viral on social media.
Reports have it that a number of gays and lesbians living in Ghana ‘flee’ the country to get married abroad due to the uncertainty with which their relationship would be treated.
In December 2017, another lesbian couple were reported to have tied the knot in Holland and their pictures went viral on social media
The story of an Alumnus of Achimota school ('91 Year Group), Stephen Anertey Caesar, also went viral when it was reported that he had tied the knot with his male partner, Ryan Lathrum, at Sonoma Valley in America.
Ghana’s laws currently do not allow for gays and lesbian to get married.
Many calls have been made on past and the previous government to legalize same gender marriage but the issue is still not being attended to.
For fear of abuse or persecution, many gays and lesbians leave the country for other countries that have a flexible laws that allow same gender marriage.
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