Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Halloween: Sense and Sensitivity

“Halloween is the one night a year when a girl can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it.” Apparently, Halloween is also the one day of the year when cultural appropriation is at its peak. One would usually be careful about being politically correct, but a lot of the time this falls by the wayside on Halloween. Many costumes are racist and promote cultural stereotypes. The OU STARS (Ohio University Students Teaching About Racism in Society) run an enlightening campaign about this issue. read more.

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