Outbeat Radio News for Monday, December 18, 2017

Dec 18, 2017

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said a change in the law to decriminalize homosexuality is not of concern to Ghanaians at present.
Credit citifmonline.com

• Ghana’s new president believes his country might consider changing laws criminalizing homosexuality if a coalition comes together to seek change. 

A gay veteran of the US military holds up a placard supporting transgender service members in front of the White House.
Credit AFP / nationalpost.com

• A third federal court in Washington State said this week the Trump administration’s ban on transgender people serving the military is unconstitutional. 

Palm Springs City Council candidates, left, Lisa Middleton and Christy Holstege talk before election night results roll in at the Hard Rock Hotel in November. Both Middleton, a transgender woman, and Christy Holstege, a woman who identifies as bisexual, won their races.
Credit Omar Ornelas / The Desert Sun

• In Palm Springs, the two newest members elected to the council now make the entire council the first all LGBT council in the nation.

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