Why is it considered sexist if a man requires male health profissionals?

I had a colonoscopy scheduled for yesterday but when I got there, I realised some of the nurses that would accompany the procedure were female. I quickly told them I would not be laying naked there with female nurses around. They said there were no male nurses available and that I should basically "man... show more I had a colonoscopy scheduled for yesterday but when I got there, I realised some of the nurses that would accompany the procedure were female.

I quickly told them I would not be laying naked there with female nurses around. They said there were no male nurses available and that I should basically "man up".

I showed them the middle finger, packed my stuff and got out. If it had been a woman, everyone would have been perfectly accomodating to her wishes.
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