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Stop 'Corrective Rape' and Violence Against Lesbian Women in South Africa ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, Africa, rape, lesbians, environment )

- 1412 days ago -
Lesbian women in South Africa live in daily fear of being raped and murdered within their own country for being gay. "Corrective rape," when a man rapes a lesbian woman to "cure" her of lesbianism and "set her straight," is a growing problem

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Regina P. (67)
Monday November 21, 2011, 6:40 am
Noted & signed., Thanks

Terrie Williams (788)
Monday November 21, 2011, 10:35 am
Signed and noted.

. (0)
Monday November 21, 2011, 10:37 am
how terrible for these poor women

Sanja T. (154)
Monday November 21, 2011, 10:43 am
noted... and signed

Lisa Neste (742)
Monday November 21, 2011, 11:46 am
Signed, thanks Cher.

Judith C. (159)
Monday November 21, 2011, 1:48 pm

Nyack Clancy (540)
Monday November 21, 2011, 2:01 pm
signed- thanks Cher

Carol H. (229)
Monday November 21, 2011, 2:15 pm
signed and noted

Past Member (0)
Monday November 21, 2011, 3:04 pm
They think that's going to make them like it?

Oh, that's right. They aren't supposed to derive any pleasure from sex.

That's what genital cutting is for.


I am grateful I was born in USA.

. (0)
Monday November 21, 2011, 3:38 pm
What a sociological sickness.

Caitlin G. (29)
Monday November 21, 2011, 3:51 pm
S & N

Tracey E. (87)
Monday November 21, 2011, 4:04 pm

Past Member (0)
Monday November 21, 2011, 5:08 pm
Done, thanks Cher

Past Member (0)
Monday November 21, 2011, 5:49 pm
You can't change a persons heart and soul, by doing a sick act, people are disgusting!

Nicole W. (647)
Monday November 21, 2011, 6:11 pm
noted and signed

ellen m. (220)
Monday November 21, 2011, 7:02 pm

Quanta Kiran (66)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 2:11 am

Yvonne F. (176)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 2:40 am
Noted and signed! Thanks for sharing. What a totally unrealistic world-view those people have!!! How on earht could they even come up with the idea? Poor, poor girls!

Arild Warud (173)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 2:50 am
Signed,TY Cher.

Bob P. (415)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 5:07 am
thanks Cher signed

Kari Knabe (14)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 6:52 am
Signed & disgusted!

Naoko I. (261)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 7:14 am
Signed and shared on FB

Jill Vickerman (423)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 8:37 am
Thanks Cher, from Friday there is a big move countrywide, its called Sixteen days of activism for violence against women and children, and the Police services are going all out to try and stop this kind of crime, especially rape of women and children. whether or not it will do anything remains to be seen, but they are really trying to get into the more rural areas and also the rough areas in the cities, where the so called corrective rape took place when that young gay girl died .... terrible what they did...just terrible.

Ana Marija R (200)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 8:44 am
Thank you, Cher!

Jim Phillips (3200)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 10:48 am
Petition signed.

Disgusting behavior on the part of those persons trying to instill "corrective measures"...

TY, Cher.

Vicky Locke (3)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 12:26 pm
Petition signed, thanks for the opportunity. This is horrible! We are what we are! What's so difficult to understand? I think Popeye said it first, and maybe best," I yam what I yam!"

Emma S. (236)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 1:21 pm
All signed.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 1:48 pm
In America the government sends people to prison to be raped into submission.
The same politicians who allow these practices should be publicy raped until they admit to their wrongs.
An eye for an eye is their creed, so be it.
Should this become the practice we would have a hard time finding one of these brave 'leaders' to punish. They would hide, their former pride would become their shame.
Do unto others? WWJD

Fred Krohn (34)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 2:09 pm
I'm all for convicted rapists becoming either eunuchs or corpses... A woman who's made her decision of partner and who conducts their sexual activities in private should be considered no less than any other such, hetero or homo sexuality notwithstanding. This type of rape 'corrects' NOTHING, only turns the victim against ever again accepting sexual - or any other - relationships with men. Guys have hands and can practise autoerotic sex without harming anyone or do what they want with an artificial surrogate (sex 'toy' or love-doll) vice harming fellow humans.

Megan Beery (18)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 3:01 pm
aigned and noted

Michela m. (4052)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 3:40 pm
SIGNED and Noted!! Thanks!! Ciao!! Michela

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 4:24 pm

Dotti Lydon (88)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 4:28 pm
Noted and signed this very important petition.

Shane C. (3)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 6:09 pm
Signed & noted.

Valjean O. (23)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 7:01 pm

Donna Hamilton (159)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 7:39 pm

Tuesday November 22, 2011, 8:33 pm
Signed, thanks.

Nancy Roussy (79)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 8:58 pm
Signed, thank you!

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 10:04 pm
Signed..Thanks Cher..

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 11:45 pm

Lilo Prinz (23)
Wednesday November 23, 2011, 8:10 am
signed and shared!

Brenda Towers (0)
Wednesday November 23, 2011, 10:13 am
Noted and signed.

Stella Nobrega-Garcia (4)
Wednesday November 23, 2011, 12:50 pm
Absolutely disgraceful! Noted and signed. Thank you.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday November 23, 2011, 7:13 pm

Joyce S. (10)
Thursday November 24, 2011, 10:29 am
The things people do in this world...

Lynne Buckley (0)
Thursday November 24, 2011, 10:56 am

. (0)
Thursday November 24, 2011, 12:35 pm
gladly signed

Lori K. (56)
Thursday November 24, 2011, 7:55 pm
Signed. Disgusting!

Ira M. (211)
Saturday November 26, 2011, 2:31 am
Signed and noted. Thank you!

pam w. (138)
Sunday November 27, 2011, 9:26 am

Charlene Rush (2)
Sunday November 27, 2011, 11:44 am
Neanderthal thinking in 2011!

Debbie Bush (15)
Tuesday January 24, 2012, 2:16 pm
Signed and noted.
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