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Lesbian Teen Raped and Murdered in South Africa

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 18
A lesbian teen is dead after being raped and strangled by a 24-year-old man in South Africa.

Lebanese Police Use Banned Anal Exam to 'Test' Homosexuality

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 16
The Lebanese police are reportedly still using a "test" for homosexuality banned in 2012 that involves an anal exam deemed to be "torture" by the nation's Order of Physicians.

Will Lesbian, Raped By Uncle to ’Cure’ Her, Be Forced to Return to Uganda?

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 10
A lesbian from Uganda who has been getting care in the UK after her uncle raped her to ’cure’ her of being gay, got a second chance today when officials told her that she wouldn’t be getting on the plane back to her country.

N. Calif. Man Sentenced to 400+ Years for Gang Rape of Lesbian

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | May 20
A Northern California man who headed a 2008 gang rape of a woman allegedly targeted because she is lesbian, was sentenced Friday to more than 400 years in prison.

Lesbian Teen Raped at South African Gay Pride Event

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 14
Gay rights activists have reported that a lesbian teen was raped after a Gay Pride event in South Africa this Saturday, May 10.

Del. Deputy AG Charged with Rape of Teen He Met on Grindr

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | May 5
Police accused Delaware’s deputy attorney general Friday of raping a teen boy he met on the gay hookup app Grindr.

UK Man on Trial for Allegedly Raping Woman to Cure Her of Being Gay

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 1
A man from Yorkley, a village in Gloucestershire, England, is on trial this week for an allegedly attempting to rape a woman in 2012 because he thought it would "cure" her of being lesbian.

Jury Awards $5.42M to Woman Raped in WeHo Nightclub

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 4
A Santa Monica jury awarded a female news producer $5.42 million for a West Hollywood nightclubs’ negligence, after an employee allegedly raped her in the restroom.

HIV+ Porn Star Faces 9 Felony Charges for Alleged Sexual Assault of Young Teen

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 20
Gay porn star Mike Dozer, the HIV-positive actor who made headlines last year for opposing condoms, was arrested in December in Delaware on a number of felony charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy he met on a hookup app.

Bristol Barman Rapes Drunk Lesbian, Gets 9 Years in Prison

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 22
A U.K. man was sentenced to nine years in prison for raping a paralytic lesbian in a Bristol bar where he worked; the judge called him "a man of good character."

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