'I was asked for ID to prove I’m female': wholesale halloween costumes Transgender woman accuses lingerie store of humiliating her during bra fitting

'I was asked for ID to prove I’m female': Transgender woman accuses lingerie store of humiliating her during bra fitting |

A transgender woman has accused a popular Austin, Texas, lingerie store of discriminating against her, causing an outrage on social media.

Austin resident Kylie Jack says she was refused bra fitting services when she visited Petticoat Fair Saturday, asked if she was an 'anatomical woman' and told she would need to present identification proving that she was female. 

'Hello Austinites: today I went for a bra fitting at Petticoat Fair, where an wholesale babydoll lingerie employee humiliated me by asking for ID stating I was female and saying I needed bottom surgery in order to get a fitting,' Ms Jack wrote on that afternoon.

Size matters: Transgender woman Kylie Jack says she was refused bra fitting services when she visited Petticoat Fair in Austin, Texas, Saturday

'If you are in solidarity with trans women, please boycott Petticoat Fair until they remove their transphobic and cissexist policies. Please feel free to share this post,' she continued.

On Sunday, Ms Jack addressed the store's staff in a message posted to its , asking that they apologize 'to the transgender community as a whole,' update their policy on 'working with the gender spectrum, gender identity, and gender expression,' and donate $1,000 to the Transgender Education Network of Texas. She added that she did not want the store to fire the woman who refused her service, 'if she was only doing her best to uphold store policy; that is not her fault.'

The store, which claims on its that 'Every woman is treated with respect and given one-on-one attention and is helped to feel comfortable and confident in properly fitted undergarments,' responded to customers' outcry on Facebook.