Posts tagged "corrective rape"

Today In Terribleness: Lesbian Murdered During “Corrective Rape” Assault In South Africa

A 26-year-old woman in South Africa named Duduzile Zozo was raped and murdered  because she is a lesbian. Zozo's body was found  in a yard near her home on June 29 with part of a toilet brush in her vagina. She was yet another victim of "corrective rape," or the erroneous idea that a homosexual woma…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 9, 2013

Today In Terribleness: “Curing” Lesbians With Rape!

How's this for an evil/nonsensical "trend" -- in South Africa, the number of lesbian women who've reported being raped to "cure" them of their gayness is on the rise. "What we're seeing is a spike in the numbers of women coming to us having been raped and who have been told throughout the attack that…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 16, 2009