The response to her attack inspired Jackson to take action.
Today beach resorts in developing countries such as Kuta in Bali, Negril in Jamaica and Boca Chica and Sosua in the Dominican Republic have become Third World pick-up spots for women tourists.
Tour companies even market package deals as sex holidays for single and unaccompanied women.
Activists say some LGBT people have even been the victims of brutal sexual assaults intended to force them into becoming heterosexual or punish them for not fitting societal norms.
Jackson says she was targeted by a small group of anti-gay rapists who posed as lesbians on an Internet chatroom and lured the two women to the remote footpath.
"More than sex, they are seeking a tenderness that the world is refusing them," the film's director, Laurence Cantet, explains.