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A DWP Doctor has been sacked for his response to a theoretical question at an interview -  If you were interviewing a six foot bearded man, who identified as female; would you address him as her or madam ?  (Telegraph)

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It would all depend on whether he was pregnant or not.

What was his answer by the way, as my doctor tends to refer to me by name, locums usually as mr or "whats wrong with you this time then" occasionally with "are you still alive?".

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Wouldn't the DWP doctor be more concerned about stopping the benefits of the person whose gender was on official records & would address the person accordingly.

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Reading the question asked it is a loaded question anyway.

a six foot bearded man that identifies as female. fair enough. (that almost describes me apart from the six foot bit as i have shrunk over the years so only five foot eleven and a half. oh and i definitely do not identify as female as many a lass from my past could testify to.🤫🤫 )

Would you address HIM as her or madam the loaded part. The interviewer admits in the first bit that it is a HIM and not a HER  that is being interviewed. (also i have never heard any female referred to a madam apart from under certain circumstances. 🤔🕵️‍♀️:oops:  )

The correct answer to the question, given the information available,would be "however the person instructed me to after i had asked them how they would like to be addressed, even if it was Thor god of thunder and part time gardener from the planet zog"

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