What is off limits when it comes to sevens costumes? A group of guys felt a backlash at this month’s Canada Sevens for dressing as geishas. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Patrick Blennerhassett
Opinion

Opinion

Patrick Blennerhassett

Wear what you want: cultural sensitivities deserve a dressing down at the Hong Kong Sevens

  • Cultural appropriation is out of control. Have we lost the ability to discern between malicious intent and fun, and harmless homages?
  • A group of men at the Vancouver Sevens encountered a social media backlash for dressing as geishas

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What is off limits when it comes to sevens costumes? A group of guys felt a backlash at this month’s Canada Sevens for dressing as geishas. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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