Tag: Rape

Evan Rachel Wood Opens Up About Surviving Rape Twice: We Can’t ‘Stay Silent Any Longer’

Evan Rachel Wood has opened up to Rolling Stone in an email that she sent the day after the US Presidential election. She wrote: I’ve been raped. By a significant other while we were together. And on a separate occasion, by the owner of a bar … I don’t believe we live…

Male Police Officer Suspended After Allegedly Threatening Rape a Gay Woman

Police sergeant, Jesus Menocal Jr. from Florida has been suspended after being accused of sexual abuse by a young lesbian couple he pulled over. The couple – who have asked not to be identified – said that Menocal pulled them over for making a U-turn and then detained them for questioning. He told one…

HBO’s VICE Links Uganda’s Lesbian Corrective Rapes Back to American Anti-Gay Christians

The plight of the LGBT community in Uganda has largely dropped out of the headlines, but in the latest episode of VICE on HBO, correspondent Isobel Yeung travels to Uganda and shows that they’re as persecuted as ever. Not only does the documentary highlight how churches and schools are lying…

South African Judge Makes a Stand, as Man Gets 30 Years For Murdering Lesbian in Hate Crime

A man accused of killing a lesbian in South Africa, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Lekgoa Motleleng pleaded guilty to the murder and rape of out lesbian, Duduzile Zozo, from in Ekurhuleni, which has a history of violence against lesbians. Violence against openly gay lesbians is literally a…