Oxfam retracts video vilifying ‘TERFs’ for Pleasure month

After sharing an animated video selling Pleasure Month depicting a red-haired feminine character sporting a “TERF” badge, Oxfam has retracted the video and apologized. The imagery sparked complaints that the lady particularly was meant to depict writer JK Rowling.

Girls’s rights campaigner Maya Forstater tweeted:

Demonizing safeguarding, demonizing older ladies, selling double-mastectomies to kids, bulk harassment of gender -critical workers. Oxfam’s entry to the worst take for #PrideMonth2023 is stunning” 

For UnHerd, journalist Julie Bindel reported the story of an Oxfam worker named Maria who was subjected to an inside investigation for requesting proof of Rowling’s “transphobia.” Bindel writes:

“What Maria endured is a part of a wider woke tradition within the charitable sector, the place feminine staff are silenced and handled like bigots for believing that sex-based rights matter”


In response to backlash on-line, the charity stated they have been attempting to “make an vital level about the true hurt brought on by transphobia.” The brand new video nonetheless states that “LGBTQIA+” folks all over the world are “preyed on by hate teams on-line and offline” however doesn’t function the “TERF” imagery.