Day: December 4, 2020

Lush donated thousands to an anti-trans pressure group

  • Cosmetics retailer Lush has come under fire after it donated £3,000 ($4,000) to an anti-trans group.
  • The recipient, A Woman’s Place UK, has been accused of anti-trans behavior.
  • Four of the group’s five core demands focus on the idea that trans rights could infringe women’s rights, activists say. 
  • Activists have called for shoppers to boycott Lush, and its North American arm quickly distanced itself from the decision.
  • “We do not believe that trans rights are a threat to women’s rights,” Lush said, and maintained that it remains a loyal advocate of LGBTQ+ rights.
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Activists are calling for shoppers to boycott Lush after the cosmetics retailer donated £3,000 ($4,000) to A Woman’s Place UK, which has been accused of anti-transgender behaviour. 

In a statement published Saturday, the group said it had received the grant from Lush’s Charity Pot towards “events organization.” The company

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