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Episode 30 - Eudy Simelane Crime Darling

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Eudy Simelane was a South African football star, famous for being an amazing football player but also famous for being an openly gay woman in South Africa.
Tragically, women being attracted to other women is more than some men can handle and these men take it upon themselves to "fix" gay women/men/trans people using "corrective rape".
Eudy Simelane was a victim of corrective gang rape and she didn't survive her attack, like many others targeted both in South Africa and around the world.
Corrective rape is a despicable crime that currently is not classed as a hate crime in South Africa but there is a petition to change this -
https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/stop_corrective_rape/?copy

Sources -
https://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/23/world/africa/23safrica.html
https://www.sahistory.org.za/people/eudy-simelane
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/55950480
http://www.causeofdeathwoman.com/eudy-simelane
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/south-african-lesbians-live-in-fear-of-corrective-rape-1779261.html
http://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/07/26/opinion/26corrective-rape.html
https://outrightinternational.org/content/call-action-against-brutal-rape-and-murder-south-african-lesbian-noxolo-nogwaza
https://rapecrisis.org.uk/get-informed/about-sexual-violence/statistics-sexual-violence/

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Eudy Simelane was a South African football star, famous for being an amazing football player but also famous for being an openly gay woman in South Africa.
Tragically, women being attracted to other women is more than some men can handle and these men take it upon themselves to "fix" gay women/men/trans people using "corrective rape".
Eudy Simelane was a victim of corrective gang rape and she didn't survive her attack, like many others targeted both in South Africa and around the world.
Corrective rape is a despicable crime that currently is not classed as a hate crime in South Africa but there is a petition to change this -
https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/stop_corrective_rape/?copy

Sources -
https://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/23/world/africa/23safrica.html
https://www.sahistory.org.za/people/eudy-simelane
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/55950480
http://www.causeofdeathwoman.com/eudy-simelane
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/south-african-lesbians-live-in-fear-of-corrective-rape-1779261.html
http://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/07/26/opinion/26corrective-rape.html
https://outrightinternational.org/content/call-action-against-brutal-rape-and-murder-south-african-lesbian-noxolo-nogwaza
https://rapecrisis.org.uk/get-informed/about-sexual-violence/statistics-sexual-violence/

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See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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