Tranny in a flap over changing room row
A FUMING transgender woman has slated high street shopping giant Primark after staff refused to let her use the female changing rooms.
Joni Bendall (above) stormed out of the store in Ipswich after her persistent pleas to be allowed to use the fitting rooms of her choice fell on deaf ears.
A close friend of the 26-year-old, Rosetta Baker, has now sent a stinging letter to Primark boss Paul Marchant.
She told the CEO that his company’s brand, marketed at a “young, culturally diverse demographic”, was instead “narrowminded, intolerant and prejudiced” at the Ipswich store.
Miss Bendall, who was born a man, was in the store on April 30 when she took two items to the female changing room.
She claims she was told by the assistant that the men’s changing rooms were upstairs.
Miss Bendall said: “I paused to take a breath and said, ‘I’m not a man’ – but the assistant turned around and kept folding clothes.”
A spokesman for Primark claimed it was its policy to allow all transgender customers to use the fitting rooms of their choice in its stores.