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Corrective Rape South Africa

'Corrective' Rape in South Africa: Targeted Violence Against Homosexual Womyn

Udoka Okafor | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Udoka Okafor

There seems to be a gap in South Africa between the legal and the sociocultural. And in this gap appears the phenomenon known as "corrective" rape, wherein a homosexual person is raped as a means of "correcting" their sexual orientation. In most cases, the victims are black lesbians.

Chuck Norris: The 'Action Hero' Who Won't Stand Up to Real Injustice

Alvin McEwen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alvin McEwen

Chuck Norris is an action movie star -- and a bad one. But he should stay that way. His forays into politics reveal his basic ignorance. He has penne...

Attacks on Obama Administration Policy Shames Christianity

Alvin McEwen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alvin McEwen

Naturally, religious-right groups aren't happy with the Obama administration over this new foreign aid policy, or with Clinton's U.N. speech. Amidst the usual whining about the so-called radical gay agenda, two statements stand out.

Catch a Fire: Activists Fighting "Corrective Rape" in South Africa Take Campaign Global

Joseph Huff-Hannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph Huff-Hannon

Corrective rape, or rape against gay women as a form of "curing" them, has fast become a ubiquitous form of targeted sexual violence in South Africa.

Seeking Justice In The Face Of 'Corrective Rape'

Eugene Cho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eugene Cho

The painful truth is that the world is indeed utterly depraved. We are unredeemable on our own. We cannot save ourselves. We need a Savior.

South Africa: 'Corrective Rape' Spreads To 'Fix' Lesbians

The Guardian | Annie Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The partially clothed body of Eudy Simelane, former star of South Africa's acclaimed Banyana Banyana national female football squad, was found in a cr...