HEADED TO COURT: FL College Sued Over Forced Vaginal Exams

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ORLANDO, Fla. — A college is responding to a lawsuit that might make some school administrators blush.

Two former Valencia College students are suing the school and three medical diagnostic instructors saying they had to endure internal vaginal probes or their grades would be at risk.

According to the federal lawsuit, two Valencia State College sophomores endured a transvaginal probe as part of their classroom training, WESH reports.

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“When our clients went to orientation, these vaginal ultrasounds were positioned as voluntary. However, as time went on, it became clear that they were anything but,” Attorney Christopher Dillingham said.

The lawsuit alleges medical diagnostic students underwent vaginal exams by their classmates, including a male student, on a weekly basis to learn the procedure.

Read more: wgntv.com


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