According to http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?p=11446382#post11446382 , some people feel that men who have been molested/sexually abused as boys are potential abusers themselves. Has it ever happened that a man was rejected from a position involving care of children because he was molested, when he was otherwise qualified?
“So Joe, how did you decide to be an accountant?”
“Well, all my childhood I wanted to be a Catholic priest. I loved the Church and my best mentor was Father Andrew. But then, at age 15 I went to Boy Scout camp and one of the scoutmasters raped me. I got my BA, then applied to seminary, but was told that because I am a sexual abuse survivor, I am ‘potentially dangerous’ and can’t be trusted with kids.”