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RGOD2: The Freedom Tree remains a somber symbol even today

The Freedom Tree was a symbol of the worst possible period in Africa’s tragic history, but clearly, these issues have morphed into new challenges and new forms of inhumanity.

In Ghana, LGBT people come out as civil society abandons them

Fed up with both day after day of nasty newspaper headlines and one civil society leader after another abandoning them, last Friday Accra's gay community came out, one-by-one, at a major "straight" forum.

Ghanian blogger Graham Knight described the collective coming out as "remarkable."

AUDIO: Is it getting worse for LGBT people in Ghana?

Western media continues to report on government official's call for arrests of LGBT people in Ghana and the growing homophobia and harassment of gays and lesbians.