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Had a mammogram a while back at a woke hospital (indicated my preferred name & pronouns on my medical wristband although I was never asked). Decided to use visit to do a tiny bit of activism: complained to 3 female employees about the promotion of gender identity, a religion, on my wristband, saying I found it offensive. Two women were...meh but the 3rd, the mammogram tech, was great. She expressed horror at the thought of a female-identifying male tech doing mammograms, and revealed to me that a "trans woman" (sic) HAD applied for a tech position there, but had not been hired. She also said that some women there...modest women, women with life-threatening cancer, would not submit to a mammogram performed by a man. She wished me luck, and was happy that I was speaking out!

Women of Reddit...watch out! The next time you go for a mammogram, the tech may be a TIM. On the flip side, however, the gender identity lobby has got to know just how bad it would look for a TIM to be hired to take mammograms...to perform intimate and breast-flattening-between-glass-plates procedures...on cancer patients or potential cancer patients.

We're entering Jessica Yaniv-bad optics for their movement if they were truly intent on promoting this.

Had a mammogram a while back at a woke hospital (indicated my preferred name & pronouns on my medical wristband although I was never asked). Decided to use visit to do a tiny bit of activism: complained to 3 female employees about the promotion of gender identity, a religion, on my wristband, saying I found it offensive. Two women were...*meh* but the 3rd, the mammogram tech, was great. She expressed horror at the thought of a female-identifying male tech doing mammograms, and revealed to me that a "trans woman" (sic) HAD applied for a tech position there, but had not been hired. She also said that some women there...modest women, women with life-threatening cancer, would not submit to a mammogram performed by a man. She wished me luck, and was happy that I was speaking out! Women of Reddit...watch out! The next time you go for a mammogram, the tech may be a TIM. On the flip side, however, the gender identity lobby has got to know just how bad it would look for a TIM to be hired to take mammograms...to perform intimate and breast-flattening-between-glass-plates procedures...on cancer patients or potential cancer patients. We're entering Jessica Yaniv-bad optics for their movement if they were truly intent on promoting this.

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I dare them.

I, of course, don't want vulnerable women...especially women subject to breast cancer...to miss out on mammograms...but, I do think a female-identifying male mammagram technician...one that causes scores of women to decline mammography exams, one that is far from passing, would be prime to peak the public.

Honestly, getting a regular dude as a mammogram tech would be better than getting a TIM. At least the regular dude would likely dress/act professional and not come into the room with gaudy makeup and Harley Quinn scrubs or whatever