Halloween is supposed to be fun. Fun for you, fun for me, fun for everyone. So, let's not dress up in a way that would make it any less fun for anyone else.
It really shouldn't be that hard. Would dressing up as Bill Cosby be fun for everyone? A Boston bombing victim? A hyper-sexualized version of a geisha? No, no, and no.
So, we're here to help. Ask yourself the following questions before you plan your disguise for October 31, and you'll have a much better chance of not offending anyone:
Have a happy — and non-ignorant — Halloween!
Graphic by Chloé Bulpin, mbg creative