However, far more people saw Daum wearing the dress as appreciation rather than appropriation – including the Chinese themselves – and “My culture is NOT your goddamn prom dress” parodies started popping up all over the place.
This 18-year-old girl named Keziah Daum wore a Chinese dress to prom because she thought it was modestly fashionable. She didn’t think much more of it when she shared the photo on Twitter. But before long, she was being relentlessly harassed by the Internet Social Justice Mob for cultural appropriation.
This is the tweet that started the shitstorm.
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