Courageous women speak out against corrective rape

Grace Brown has photographed hundreds of survivors and received submissions from thousands more since starting Project Unbreakable in October 2011. Her images document the threatening, demeaning and downright misguided comments that sexual abusers use to torment and subdue their victims.

Some pictures capture a particularly haunting aspect of sexual victimization: so-called “corrective rape,” a hate crime used against LGBT people as punishment or in the belief that forcing them to have heterosexual sex will “cure” them of their homosexuality.

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Corrective rape happens in every country we need to stop acting as if it’s restricted to countries that fit into the narrative of ‘backwards’ countries.



daisuga+flowers requested by miya on twitter ‘3’ i promised myself to work on details in my works, and to learn how to draw flowers… oh btw. basically each of the flowers i drew here was picked after consulting flower language sites.so: poppy(support, consolaton),gerbera(“you make this world a better place”), white carnation(promise of luck and happiness) and gladiola( when you admire sb’s strenght and temperament) |D or at least thats what the site i went thru stated