Oxfam, which campaigns to end poverty and improve women’s rights, told The Mail on Sunday last night it had cleared the game from its shelves after transgender staff complained it was ‘offensive’.
It added: ‘We took the decision to remove the game from sale following concerns raised by trans and non-binary colleagues who told us it didn’t live up to our commitment to respect people of all genders.’
Women criticised the decision, including Labour MP Rosie Duffield MP, who decided not to attend her party conference last month after receiving threats from trans activists for insisting that ‘only women have a cervix’.
‘I am disappointed Oxfam considers taking a political view of gender identity politics more important than raising as much money as possible for those most in need,’ she said.
‘The track record of some charities with regards to women’s rights has been far from good, and discriminating against some women due to their beliefs will do nothing to repair that.’
'Their beliefs' being in basic human biology.
Ms Bindel also suspects Oxfam feared a backlash because Canadian actor Elliot Page, who now identifies as a ‘transgender guy’, is pictured in the game as Ellen Page, having been born a girl.
And remaining a girl, no matter what surgery is carried out, or what laws are passed to provide bits of paper claiming otherwise.
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