Doctors report being groped, sexually propositioned, and harassed among culture of ;incessant nudge-nudge, wink-wink more suitably placed within a s Monty Python sketch'. Issues raised by female doctors included being groped, subjected to belittling remarks about their bodies, sexually propositioned at national meetings, and sent unsolicited naked pictures. Since writing about their experiences both doctors said several other colleagues come forward with similar experiences.
Larry Nassar, the former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, pled guilty in November to seven counts of f irst-degree criminal sexual abuse for molesting young female athletes, most of them teens, under the guise of medical treatment. More than women, including Olympic gold medalists, have accused Nassar of abuse — including inserting his ungloved fingers into their vaginas and rectums — that spanned decades. As part of his sentencing hearing Ingham County Circuit Court, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina allowed anyone who wished to deliver a victim impact statement to address Nassar — and did in the seven-day hearing.
California medical board investigators have alleged that a physician working in a San Diego health clinic for uninsured and low-income individuals took illicit nude photos of patients. More than a dozen women have accused endocrinologist Dr. Jeffrey J.
The BBC broke the Internet in the best way possible over the weekend, when it announced the 13th Doctor on the sci-fi series Doctor Who will be a woman specifically, British actress Jodie Whittaker. Fans and former Dr. Who cast members flooded social media with messages celebrating this groundbreaking decision.
And though the online backlash to the notion of a female Doctor was both swift and predictable, a handful of British publications have sunk to a new low. The Sun paired a derisive editorial about Whittaker with a collection of nude screen-captures from her previous work, including the Oscar-nominated film Venus. Equal Representation for Actresses E.
This weekend Jodie Whittaker made television history by becoming the first female Doctor Whoreplacing Peter Capaldi. The news was announced following the men's Wimbledon final on Sunday via a specially filmed scene, which has since been watched over sixteen million times online. The decision made sense.
After decades of male Doctors, and several seasons of a showrunner whose gender politics are less than kind to women, the change is long overdue. Not everyone is so pleased by the change, however. Then that presumed male audience usually feels entitled to oggle. Objectification itself refers to the debasement of a person to the status of an object, to be used looked at for pleasure by the viewer.
By Lauren Fruen For Dailymail. A doctor who showed naked pictures of himself to 11 female patients and three colleagues faces losing his licence after telling two of them: 'I've seen yours, now you've seen mine'. The year-old is understood to have shown the images to long term female patients under the guise of talking about a golf trip he had taken years earlier.