Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Gay, Bisexual, Sexually Abused Male Inmates More Fearful of Prison Rape, More Open to Therapy

Newswise imageUsing data from male inmates in 23 maximum-security prisons, researchers looked at factors related to fear of rape and likelihood of requesting mental health treatment while incarcerated. They focused on those at most risk of being victimized: gay or bisexual inmates and those with a history of childhood sexual abuse.