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Mon Aug 18, 2014, 08:35 PM

Young lesbian murdered in an act of "corrective rape" (S Africa) [View all]

This is just horrible beyond words. Dammit all to hell! Every day it's another young gay man or woman being murdered, often in the most hideous, tortured ways. I'm sick of the ignorance, I'm sick of the hate.

RIP, Gift.

News24
Woman killed for being a lesbian - report
2014-08-18

Mahikeng - The brutal rape and murder of an 18-year-old woman in Ventersdorp, North West, last week appears to have been yet another incident of “corrective rape”.

The young woman, Gift Makau, was found dead in Tshing location on Friday. She had been raped and strangled with wire and a shoelace and a hosepipe had been shoved into her mouth, reported the Times.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested and will appear in the Venterdorp Magistrate’s Court on Monday, police said.

Makau’s cousin said her family, who knew she was a lesbian, was devastated....

MORE at http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Woman-killed-for-being-a-lesbian-report-20140818

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