Tag Archives: Halloween

The Wednesday Weigh-In: Feminist Halloween Costumes Edition

Tweet Happy October! Halloween is approaching quickly and for some, ’tis the season for racist, culturally appropriative costumes, or to make everyday objects into “sexy” costumes. But this year, let’s start early and generate some great feminist costume ideas! Tweet
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GOP voters give zero Fs about your feelings on blackface costumes

TweetThe New Republic published a poll today revealing how deeply our politics and race inform our attitudes about what is appropriate Halloween attire. As the graph above shows, a plurality of Americans believe it’s acceptable to don charred cork on their faces by a 43-37% margin. Tweet
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Video: How to not be a “racist piece of s***” on Halloween

Tweet While some terrible people are opting for Trayvon Martin Halloween costumes, people who are not soul-less assholes may want to consider these funny political costumes and laugh at these movie remakes. Video and transcript below the jump. Tweet
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There are 4 more days to not dress up as blackface Trayvon Martin for Halloween

Tweet Other blackface costumes for white people not to wear include Black characters from Orange is the New Black. Tweet
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Don’t miss Kristen Schaal and the Daily Show on “Sexy Halloween”

Tweet Halloween is next week, and of course the phenomenon we will refer to as “Sexy Halloween” has already begun to rear its “naughty” head. In a new Daily Show sketch, Kristen Schaal embraces the absurdity of the trend, asking “Why would I be upset about progress, Jon? In these modern, liberated times, a woman is free [...]
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