For International Women’s Day yesterday, a movie theater at a scenic spot in Shaoyang, Hunan province offered up half-price tickets for all women, though a ticket seller had her suspicions raised by one “woman.”
Though the individual, dressed in a black hat, pink jacket, and black skirt steadfastly insisted that she was a woman, the lady selling tickets wasn’t so sure and asked to see some ID.
“Just look at me: Slim waist, long legs. I look prettier than you,” the woman told her, refusing to give in.
Soon, the others in line grew impatient, and the woman eventually handed over an identity card. Despite the fact that the ID card listed “her” sex as male, the ticket seller decided to make an exception and handed over a half-price ticket anyway. Progressive.
You can watch the incident play out below:
It’s not clear if the movie-goer normally identifies as a female, or only does so when discounts are up for grabs. While many netizens believed it was nothing more than a scam, others commented not to be so quick to judge.
“If it wasn’t just for the half-price ticket, I think there’s no problem, we should respect people’s differences,” reads the top comment on one Weibo thread.
[Video via Pear Video]
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