Pinterest is trying to make this Halloween more culturally sensitive

Pinterest is trying to make this Halloween more culturally sensitive

There’s no doubt Halloween will look different this year — but maybe not only for the reason you think. 

This Halloween, Pinterest is adding new measures (in addition to its existing ban on the advertisement of “culturally inappropriate” costumes) to cut down on the number of insensitive costume ideas on the site. 

Cultural appropriation — the adoption of a culture you don’t belong to through ways of dress, speech, or expression — is routinely a problem on Halloween, as people (bafflingly) choose to dress up in costumes that represent other cultures in a stereotypical fashion time and time again.  Read more…

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