Thursday, April 24, 2008

Police are investigating the alleged rape of a female patient by a male patient inside the Delaware Psychiatric Center

Hymes over at Charlottesville Prejudice raises some important questions about this case, where it is alleged that a female patient at the Delaware Psychiatric Center has been raped by a male patient who also had consensual sex with another female patient; all three patients are being screened for HIV and other sexually-transmitted diseases.

This also happens to female patients in state hospitals in Virginia, but, according to Hymes, it doesn't get covered by the media. What female patients in Virginia's state hospitals need, she argues, is the option to choose a single sex ward. To read Hymes post in full, go here.