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Call to the South African Government to Declare "Corrective Rape" a Hate-Crime ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !


Society & Culture  (tags: humans, corrective rape, Africa, hate crimes, violence, women, environment )

Cher
- 1481 days ago - change.org
The heinous crime of "Corrective Rape" is prolific in South Africa, especially in the "townships". Corrective Rape is a terminology used wherein a male rapes a lesbian with the aim of turning her heterosexual! Most of the victims are also tortured,



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Michela m. (3955)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 10:18 am
SIGNED and Noted!! Thanks, Ciao!! Michela
 

Ana R (220)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 10:24 am
OMG!
Gladly S@N
ty
 

Peggy A. (109)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 10:38 am
Signed
 

Erin R. (173)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 11:12 am
Done!
 

Alicia v. (181)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 11:22 am
Heartbreaking.
Signed.
 

Emily B. (0)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 11:47 am
My thoughts and prayers for the victims of "corrective rape". This is inhumane form of punishment, especially when sexual orientation isn't a crime.
 

James W. (268)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 12:14 pm
how about corrective punishment!!!!!!
 

Donn M. (56)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 12:16 pm
I would think corrective rape might have the opposite effect. This is very evil.
 

FreeSpirit Running (324)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 12:43 pm
My heart cries out for this young ladies...this is so wrong in so many ways! I am appalled at the lengths of which some "humans" feel the need to hurt, maim and kill other humans, just because ~ they think they can ! I truly hope that this petition gets to the right people so this kind of torture to these beautiful girls ends! JUSTICE NOW!!!

Thank you Cher hon for this article, I not only signed, but forwarded as well. This needs many signatures.

OneLove OneHeart ~ STOP THE ABUSE!!!
FreeSpirit
 

Natividad P. (104)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 12:49 pm
Signed. Thank you
 

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Sunday November 28, 2010, 2:13 pm
Signed, thanks.
 

Naoko I. (260)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 3:02 pm
Sadlu signed.
 

Rhonda Maness (583)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 3:42 pm
Signed
Thanks Cher
 

Bonnie B. (103)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 3:44 pm
Oh my god! I really do think at least 60% of the people on this planet are legally insane! Signed and noted!
 

Patrizia S. (315)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 3:46 pm
HEARTBREAKING!!!
 

. (0)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 3:57 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Cher.
 

Angie cr (4)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 4:15 pm
we find so many ways to harm and hurt us, we are really unbelievable....
 

Kim O. (398)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 5:08 pm
Signed!! If anything this'll make these poor women hate men even more!! What a bunch of a$$backwards thinking. Sickening
 

Marta B. (45)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 5:35 pm
Signed
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 6:22 pm
signed and noted. thanks Cher
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (280)
Monday November 29, 2010, 12:13 am
Signed
 

gerlinde p. (161)
Monday November 29, 2010, 12:52 am
signed
 

Mrs Shakespeare (35)
Monday November 29, 2010, 7:13 am
-.-
Signed, thanks.
 

Susan Pernot (75)
Monday November 29, 2010, 8:10 am
signed and spammer flagged
 

Past Member (0)
Monday November 29, 2010, 8:47 am
Noted and signed, thanks Cher.(202). First of all, "conversion" is ridiculous...and if there were a way to convert a Lesbian, rape/violence is surely NOT the answer.
 

alicia m. (100)
Monday November 29, 2010, 8:53 am
signed, gracias
 

Lindsay Calladine (0)
Monday November 29, 2010, 9:44 am
reading this broke my heart!!!
 

Ge M. (218)
Monday November 29, 2010, 10:06 am
Noted & signed. It is difficult to remain unmoved by what is happening to these women and one can only hope that the government takes action and actually protects them.
 

Helena K. (57)
Monday November 29, 2010, 10:15 am
signed and noted! thamx!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday November 29, 2010, 11:53 am
Signed. Thank you.
 

Marta Away (55)
Monday November 29, 2010, 12:18 pm
Signed (Thank you for signing the petition "Call to the South African Government to declare "Corrective Rape" a Hate-Crime") and noted.

Thanks Cher.
 

Ira M. (211)
Tuesday November 30, 2010, 6:50 am
Signed and noted, thanks!
 

Tracy K. (4)
Tuesday November 30, 2010, 1:28 pm
Signed - sad. Just heartbreakingly sad.
 

AniMae Chi (432)
Wednesday December 1, 2010, 1:45 am
WHAAAAT?!?!?!?!?!?!?
OMG!!!!!!!!

SIGNED #292 & FORWARDING

You cannot currently send a star to FreeSpirit because you have done so within the last week.
 

Agnes H. (144)
Wednesday December 1, 2010, 2:12 am
Signed and noted Will forward as well thank you to Sioux
 

kay h. (156)
Wednesday December 1, 2010, 2:25 am
signed....we live in a sick world !!
 

Edwin M. (356)
Wednesday December 1, 2010, 4:09 am
Noted and Signed, just when I think people couldn't possibly be more cruel,stupid or callous they commit something as unspeakable as this.
 

Ness F. (211)
Wednesday December 1, 2010, 5:22 am
Sadly noted and signed...I agree with all sentiments above!
 

patricia lasek (317)
Wednesday December 1, 2010, 5:36 am
I can't believe the mind-set of some people. this is so disgusting!
Gladly signed, #304.
 

Stephen Hill (639)
Wednesday December 1, 2010, 7:45 am
Unbelievable. What a shame that still in some areas of the world there is such ignorance and lack of respect for the human race. No wonder we are reaching the epitome of the end of mankind as we know it in this world.
 

Vikram Chhabra (394)
Wednesday December 1, 2010, 9:04 am
Shameful. I have signed it.
 

Jeannette A. (146)
Wednesday December 1, 2010, 10:12 am
Rape is not sexual... it is a vicious attack to force another human being to submit, many times with fatal results. It is an attempt to terrorize someone solely for the satisfaction of the rapist. This is one case where I would dearly love to turn these men on each other then draw and quarter the last man standing...slowly.
 

Angelika R. (144)
Wednesday December 1, 2010, 12:14 pm
Definitely signed and FWD -thx Cher for this horror story. I agree with Bonnie..
 

patrica and edw jones (190)
Wednesday December 1, 2010, 2:45 pm
Signed - am so angry at the non-logic behind this horrendous criminal act. We think these people must still be living in the dark ages....
 

ChanTlalok C. (369)
Wednesday December 1, 2010, 5:54 pm
thanx Cher for chering. I agree with Jeannette "Rape is not sexual..." I think this is being done because these Rapist have seen a Loop Hole in the enforcement of Rape and especially for these ladies.
I wonder are these ladies Black? Is it happening to the Hindu women also? Also the White Afrikaners?

Prayer to our sisters and their families.
 

Dalia H. (1280)
Wednesday December 1, 2010, 5:58 pm
Signed and noted my Beloved Cher. I hope these barbarians rot in Helllllllll. Whe I see this kind of barbarism I loose my Koolnessssssss.
HAVE A VERY BLESSED EVENING EVERYBODY!
Much Love and Light,
B.D♥
 

Jaclin S. (230)
Wednesday December 1, 2010, 7:00 pm
Noted/Signed and posted on FB - what is wrong with these pple??? This is absolutely appalling!!! Where is their brain??? Honestly how dumb "corrective rape" really invading these gay pple's poor bodies and rights what about their rights??? I am absolutely shocked at the lack of intellect and understanding here. Peace & Harmony For All.
 

Jenny Dooley (830)
Thursday December 2, 2010, 7:21 am
Noted and signed, thanks Cher. So tragic that this is happening...I really feel for these poor women and girls.
 

Mac R. (289)
Thursday December 2, 2010, 2:58 pm
It's mind boggling and it's the mindset of almost ALL of the African continent. It would take a momentous change in thinking for all the people there to cahnge this at all, and that's not going to happen when their leaders think the same way.
 

Dandelion G. (383)
Thursday December 2, 2010, 3:34 pm
Thank you for signing the petition "Call to the South African Government to declare "Corrective Rape" a Hate-Crime"

Just how do they even think this woman would even want to go to a man after this. That somehow a beating and torture would make her now lust for the sex that did this to her.

Absolutely horrifying, poor women.
 

Jae A. (321)
Friday December 3, 2010, 3:42 pm
Well they are,after all ,second class citizens...just as gay and lesbians are in most of the states within the U.S. so the mindset is there for that. Religion extremist and ignorance...bring out the hate....in mean people more than anything. I feel for these unfortunate women in a world so full of such hate and extremist actions.

Glady signed and I hope it will do more than a little good.
 

LulekiSizwe ---- (5)
Friday December 3, 2010, 5:32 pm
UPDATE:

ANOTHER Brutal Lesbian Murder In SA

http://www.queerlife.co.za/test/news/december-2010/5962-brutal-lesbian-murder-in-sa.html
 

Linda G. (187)
Friday December 3, 2010, 6:03 pm
Noted and signed with rage in my belly.
 

Tarequl M. (170)
Saturday December 4, 2010, 9:17 am
Signed and noted
 

JOHNLEWIS HODDINOTT (77)
Monday December 6, 2010, 4:57 am
SIGNED

ONLY ONE ANSWER FOR A RAPEST .................. A BULLET !!!!
 

AniMae Chi (432)
Monday December 6, 2010, 11:56 am
Than.q LulekiSizwe for the horrific update...

LOVE, LIGHT, R.I.P. *Ncumisa Mzamelo*
 
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