From Anonymous:

I am a postdoc in a male dominated science field. At the last department Christmas party, I was about 5 months pregnant. I was talking to a senior male professor and a new junior female professor. Without me bringing up the pregnancy, the male professor told me how his wife tore giving birth and asked if I planned to receive an episiotomy (an incision “down there” to guide tearing during childbirth). Luckily the young female professor was horrified at this extremely personal question and advised me not to answer it, although I would not have anyway. I have heard other stories of this professor making female graduate students uncomfortable by standing too close, putting a hand on their shoulders, etc earning him a sexist reputation among the department’s young women.

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