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Still planning your costume? Here are some ideas for costumes as well as some tips to be sure your costume isn’t problematic.

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Image: Illustration by Anna Bongiovanni of a queer Halloween party with two people dressed as Carol Aird, one from the novel The Price of Salt and one from the film Carol, with a nervous looking person dressed as Therese in a Santa hat.

In case you needed ideas for queer costumes for Halloween or a loving queer laugh about costumes that queer folks gravitate toward, Kayla and Anna have just the list/comic for you.

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Content note: contains images of a racist and sexualized costumes.

Spirit Halloween always gets a mention on my Feminist Halloween series in the costume fail category because of their racist, sexist costumes. This year, when Spirit Halloween asked Zooey Roy, an Indigenous woman in Saskatoon, to leave after complaining about the Indigeneous-inspired (read: racist and appropriative) costumes the store stocks. Chris Kortright and the Saskatchewan Coalition Against Racism decided to take action by taping warning labels on the costumes:

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Image: Spirit Halloween adult costume with a low-cut beaded leather dress with fringe and a headband with three feathers and beading: “Reservation Royalty.” The package has a warning label on it (see below for text). Image via Facebook

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