Cultural Appropriation Show more
I'm having an incredibly nourishing discussion with comrade @piponfishing about the above topic. Some points they gave me, as an easy way to decide if something is appropriation are:
1. Will people think I (a white person) came up with this?
2. Does me doing this redefine its origins/usage in other people's eyes?
3. Are marginalized people safely able to openly do what I am doing?
This is very simplistic, and appropriation is incredibly complex, but this is a very good way to quickly determine if something is going to be harmful or not.
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