If passed, the law would have broadened the current law that makes same-sex sexual activity illegal.
As the Catholic Church continues to make more inclusive comments about LGBTQ+ rights, the Church's leadership in Ghana supports a violent and repressive draft law targeting LGBTQ+ people.
Laws criminalizing gay sex “serve only to incentivise law enforcement agents to become keyhole peepers and intruders into the private space of citizens,” Court of Appeal President Ian Kirby wrote.
“This is a big win for same-sex couples [in Namibia],” said the couple's lawyer.
The documentary, which follows a man over five years, was banned due to its positive representation of LGBTQ+ lives and same-sex marriage.
If the bill becomes law, those convicted of violating it could have their sentences reduced if they request "treatment" for their sexual orientation or gender identity.