Following worldwide outrage, an ad campaign for Libra feminine hygiene products, which had been circulating in Australia and New Zealand, has now been put on hold. The campaign had attracted widespread condemnation as offensive to women and hurtful to the transgender community, and it is likely that if it does re-surface, it will be significantly amended from its original version.
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Sometimes, we can get far too high falutin in our politics. So while the current outcry over the Libra ad is focussed very much on the clever rights issues involved, sometimes what matters is much, much simpler.
Sometimes what matters is nothing more than simple human empathy.
The world’s transgender community are up in arms today over an ad for feminine hygiene products circulating in New Zealand and Australia, described as sexist, transphobic and hurtful.