This article originally appeared on Geek Feminism.
Take Back Halloween! costume resources showed up in the linkspam recommendations.
We love Halloween. We really love Halloween. We think it’s cool that there’s one day a year when people can dress up as anything they want. What we don’t think is cool is that increasingly women are only supposed to dress up as one thing:Sexy _____
They focus on dressing as queens, goddesses and heroines. But there’s no reason women can’t be robots, right?
And there’s no reason to let men hog the Rubiks Cube:
And there’s no reason that a squid monster can’t have a feminine touch!
Here’s your geek feminist costume planning thread. Are you going to any costume parties soon? Have you got any awesome costumes from the past to share, or inspirational links? Are you not sexy or geek sexy or don’t care for Halloween?