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South Africa Corrective Rape

'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.

South African LGBT People Face Corrective Rape And Murder, Become Activists

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Erna Smith CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Just as Nono was beginning to understand her lesbian sexual identity at the age of 18, a male cousin bega...

'Corrective' Rape: Fighting A South Africa Scourge

Time | LEE MIDDLETON / CAPE TOWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It was around 11pm on a Friday night in Gugulethu - a township on the edge of Cape Town - and Millicent Gaika, 30, was almost home when a man she reco...

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...