Lesbian Rape from She Stole My Voice

  • Aired 02/11/2008

A victim of lesbian rape faces not only the trauma of the rape itself, but completely inappropriate responses from her community. Often the community as a whole, law enforcement, and even the lesbian community deny that the crime is possible, or that it has the severity of male-female rape. And if the victim is herself a lesbian, reporting th crime often requires "coming out" to her friends and family. In "She Stole My Voice: A Documentary about Lesbian Rape," filmmakers Justine Chang and Armand Kaye examin