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Man rapes lesbian woman because he wanted to turn her straight

By Mason White 12:55 PM April 3, 2014
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By: Devansh Dutt
A man told police that he raped a lesbian woman because he wanted to cure her, police in the United Kingdom said.

Now, the 50-year-old man is facing trial for raping the lesbian woman.

Ronald Paton hurled homophobic slurs against the 63-year-old woman before trying to forcibly have sex with her. He dislocated her hip in the process, the Crown Court of Gloucester was told.

Paton denies the charges. According to the police investigation, Paton knocked on the victim’s door, invited himself for a drink at her home and sexually attacked her for 20 minutes.

Prosecutors told the court that Paton believes that if a gay people have sex with a member of the opposite sex they will be cured. The 63-year-old woman, who was previously married and has four children, told the court that she was having a garden party with her gay friends when the defendant came over and started shouting homophobic comments.

At night, he came over to the house where he began drinking. At some point, he pulled off her bra and pants. Paton sexually assaulted her before she ran into the bathroom and locked the door.