A New Zealand tampon manufacturer is coming under fire for a new commercial that implies trans folks who dress as women are not "real women."
The commercial for Libra tampons shows an ostensibly "real" woman standing next to a trans person in the bathroom, as they both put on their lip gloss and mascara and adjust their boobs in their tight party dress. Then the "real" woman pulls a tampon out of her purse. The drag queen makes a "hmmph!" face and walks away.
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