A now-deleted TikTok video of a nurse promoting abstinence outside of marriage to prevent STDs went viral this weekend.
The post prompted Twitter users to talk about other prejudices and racism that they’ve felt from medical professionals, both in person and on social media.
Some responded with videos of TikTok nurses they saw as more positive examples in the field.
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An 18-second TikTok video reposted on Twitter last week has led to anger, fear, and nuanced conversations about prejudice in medicine.
In the since-deleted video, a nurse in hot-pink scrubs smiles and points as words appear on around her, saying “The best way to prevent STDs is waiting for sex until marriage. Just the truth,” as she dances.
if i go to get tested and the nurse tell me i should have waited till marriage SOMEONE is getting knocked tf out pic.twitter.com/cVnNENVIBi
— margo ♍︎ (@dumbbitchmargo) January 10, 2020
Holly Grace, who goes by “Nurse Holly,” on TikTok, is the woman in the video. She’s a singer and full-time nurse based in Nashville, the Wall Street Journal reported last April. At the time the Journal article was …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Life