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Online furore erupts after female doctor is called “Miss” by flight attendant

An academic has sparked online furore after lambasting a Qantas staff member for apparently referring to her as “Miss” when she boarded a flight.

Dr Siobhan O’Dwyer took to Twitter to vent her anger.

It’s divided opinion.

Dr Lauren Rosewarne told Tom Elliott she could understand both sides.

“I would never think to call somebody out publicly for this,” she said.

“I have some reservations in general about naming and shaming.

“I daresay the woman or man who looked at her ticket and just quickly ushered her through wasn’t really overthinking the issue.

“But, women do experience these kind of things where they do get their qualifications diminished in ways that men don’t.”

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