girlie jones (girliejones) wrote,
girlie jones
girliejones

On cultural appropriation

I've sort of been following this debate but not fully and not in the far and wide that it's spanned.

But matociquala quotes an awesome comment by a participant here about the whole issue, which to me is parallel to the gender debate. Replace "Character of Coloor" with "Female Character" ... It's a great summary in any case:

Bear says In other words, there's two such massively different sets of experiences at work here that we almost can't hear each other, and we really don't understand what each other are saying.


Tags: cultural appropriation, feminism
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for friends only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 19 comments