Petition Started To Ban Production Of ‘Call Me Caitlyn’ Halloween Costume (Via KDKA Pittsburgh)

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Several Halloween retailers have unveiled a new “Call Me Caitlyn” costume and as you can imagine it’s causing quite a controversy.

The websites, and, are selling the costume they say is modeled after the ensemble Caitlyn Jenner wore on the cover of Vanity Fair earlier this year.

The costume includes a white corset, matching shorts and a sash that says “Call Me Caitlyn.”

A petition has been started on to stop production of the costume by Spirit Halloween. It calls the costume Transphobic.

The petition has garnered nearly 3,000 supporters.

“To make a costume out of a marginalized identity reduces that person and community to a stereotype for privileged people to abuse,” the petition said in part.

The petition added: “In this case, if you follow through with production of a Caitlyn Jenner costume, cisgender people will purchase it to make fun of her and our community.”

Jenner was featured on the cover of Vanity Fair earlier this year with a photograph shot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz.

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