13/07/2020 | Writer: Yiğit E Korkmaz

LC Waikiki told its employees "not to use rainbows in a way that can be perceived as LGBT, to decrease the number of colors used in the products and to differentiate the shades of colors".

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"In June and July, rainbow, unicorn, rainbow+unicorn themes should not be used in a way that can create LGBT perception", textile company LCW said in an e-mail to its employees.

According to the article in SolGazete, the company said, "themes that can create an LGBT perception must be avoided" in the e-mail sent by LC Waikiki administration to a group of employees.

Additionally, the company's management wrote in the e-mail that "the number of colors used in the rainbows must be decreased and the color shades used in the rainbows must be differentiated from their originals".

Also, a folder titled "LGBT symbols" was attached to the e-mail. This folder contains global symbols of the LGBTI+ movement.

Tags: human rights, labour