I love homosexuals - Mahama

I love homosexuals - Mahama

Dr Edward Mahama, the flagbearer of the People’s National Convention (PNC), has stated that he loves homosexuals although he is opposed to their lifestyle.

I love homosexuals - Mahama

Edward Mahama

Homosexuality is illegal in Ghana and homosexuals face discrimination from some members of the public.

But Dr Mahama, a medical practitioner, says homosexuals have rights and must not be despised and discriminated against by the public.

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He was speaking at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)’s evening encounter with presidential candidates on Tuesday.

He said as a christian, he was required to love his neighbour as himself and that love covered homosexuals too.

Dr Mahama said his close friend had a homosexual son whom he (Mahama) loved although he felt the boy was doing the wrong thing.

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He said in his profession, he stresses to lesbians and gays who consult him that homosexuality is not a healthy sexual practice.

“What I am saying is that it’s their right to do what they like with their body but I don’t endorse it and I think it’s wrong which is why I educate them. And that’s all I can do because I am not going to think for somebody,” he added.

Dr Mahama is making his fifth attempt at the presidency in November.

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