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Controversial doctor asked to come to Ireland 'to instruct trainees how to give blow jobs'

Dr Gabrielle McMullin said, “We have to get rid of the culture where if you complain about sexual harassment then you get punished.”

AN IRISH EDUCATED doctor has made headlines across the world after she told women trainees that it would be better for their careers to comply with sexual advances.

During an interview with ABC Doctor Gabrielle McMullin, who was educated at Trinity College, said, “If you are approached for sex the safest thing to do in terms of your career is to comply with the request.”

Speaking to Ray D’Arcy on RTE 1 today she explained how the career of one woman, Caroline, was destroyed after she took a case against a surgeon who assaulted her.

She said that Caroline launched a complaint with the College of Surgeons and he then threatened her with failure and so she took the case to court.

After 15 grueling days in which she was cross examined and asked to describe the shape and size of his penis she won the case. So it was a moral victory but after that she was completely shunned by the nonsurgical community.

When asked about her own experiences she said, “I’ve been lucky enough that I’ve never been in such a position where such a man has had that control over my career.

I would also say I’m not particularly good looking and good looking girls fare worse because they get more attention of this kind.

D’Arcy said, “This is going to follow you around and haunt you for the rest of your life. The lady who encouraged her students to give blow jobs to senior surgeons.” She responded:

I received an e-mail from someone in Ireland asking if I could perhaps come to Ireland and instruct the trainees how to give blow jobs because good Irish Catholic girls don’t know how to do that.

When asked what advice she would give women she said, “At the moment the advice is difficult”.

She said that since she made that remark 12 women have come forward anonymously in Australia and said exactly the same things have happened to them but they’re not prepared to give their names.

“We have to get rid of the culture where if you complain about sexual harassment then you get punished.

“We have to somehow change things where you can make a complaint and have the man who is the one who is reprimanded for it. At the moment men have no consequences for this.”

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