What's wrong with this Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume?

Published August 26, 2015

A story on CNN about the controversy over Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costumes, which critics say mock the transgender community and promote transphobia by reducing Jenner to a stereotype, quotes Jonathan Katz, associate professor of art. “There’s a real danger that by making this a Halloween costume that a very serious issue, the sense of complexity and empathy we should be feeling around these issues, is trivialized,” he said. The story aired on TV stations around the nation, including Fox 8 in Cleveland, Fox 5 in San Diego, WTVR-TV in Virginia and KSPR-TV in Missouri.

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