corrective rapes

 
Shutting down the blaming of women for rape
Shutting down the blaming of women for rape
When Linda Zakiyya Chamani was 17-years-old, she knew that she was a woman, even though everyone else kept telling her to be a man. There was a...
Slice of Life: 'We’re told to be cold'
Slice of Life: 'We’re told to be cold'
I was working on a story on male corrective rape and, during that time, I had this recurring dream. In the dream I was in a taxi by myself. I’d...
070707: 10 years on and the struggle against homophobic hate crimes continues
070707: 10 years on and the struggle against homophobic hate crimes continues
On July 7 2007 two lesbian *womxn - Sizakele Sigasa and Salome Masooa were
Our culture idolises monsters
Our culture idolises monsters
In her autobiography, Assata Shakur, the African-American activist and former Black Panther, tells of an incident in which she was nearly gang-raped...
[Video]Justice for Dudu
[Video]Justice for Dudu
The man accused of "correctively" raping and murdering Duduzile Zozo in Thokoza last year will have his day in court on May 26.
Zanele Muholi: The task of mourning
Zanele Muholi: The task of mourning
Recently awarded the prestigious Dutch Prince Claus award for her positive contribution as an artist in her country's development, Zanele...
Suspect appears for Duduzile Zozo's murder
Suspect appears for Duduzile Zozo's murder
The man accused of killing Duduzile Zozo was a neighbour and lived in a street behind her, the Star reported on Tuesday.
[Podcast]Rape is never a joke
[Podcast]Rape is never a joke
PODCAST: Listen to the full M&G Hangout on the FHM controversy with Sarah Britten and Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
[Video]M&G Hangout: When is a rape joke not a joke?
[Video]M&G Hangout: When is a rape joke not a joke?
Sarah Britten and Haji Mohamed Dawjee talk about the FHM controversy and the difficulty with rape jokes in SA.
FHM features editor faces disciplinary action over rape post
FHM features editor faces disciplinary action over rape post
FHM magazine has received serious backlash after its features editor posted a distasteful rape joke on his Facebook page....
'Corrective rape': Lesbians at the mercy of powerless men
'Corrective rape': Lesbians at the mercy of powerless men
The atmosphere at Komvlei Cemetery on the East Rand was different on Saturday afternoon. The usually quiet place was filled with chants,...

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