Why? Urban Outfitters Gay Holocaust Tapestry

February 10, 2015 3:58 PM

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Why? Urban Outfitters Gay Holocaust Tapestry

A gray and white striped tapestry featuring a pink triangle is causing the latest stir. The Anti-Defamation League, an organization committed to battling anti-Semitism, released a statement last night urging the retail giant to pull the item, which is “eerily reminiscent” of the Holocaust garb that gay male prisoners were forced to wear in Nazi concentration camps.

ADL sent a letter to Urban Outfitters President and CEO Richard A. Hayne expressing concern over the “insensitive design.”

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