In a publicity stunt that I assumed could not go further in its transphobic and misogynistic race-to-the-bottom than it already had, Berlin's public transport enterprise, BVG — has managed to dig itself even deeper. For those who don't have the context, be sure to read the original post on BVG's Women's Tickets, where I go … Continue reading More on BVG’s transmisogyny
BVG is Berlin's main public transport corporation, the one that runs buses, trams and the U-Bahn. They have been known for edgy advertising and I've been a fan of their campaigns in the past. The organisation took the plunge during International Women's day and decided it would be a good idea to introduce what they call Frauentickets or Women's tickets the coming Monday, 18 March It is a very obvious publicity stunt and is only sold as a day ticket with a € 1.50 discount from a regular one, which symbolises the wage gap. This is still something that could have been used for good and I am sure that was their original intention, while the reality of the matter is in fact the opposite.