18 Feminist Costumes To Spread Some Girl Power This Halloween

Celebrate Halloween with a side of gender equality.

Halloween is right around the corner, which means it’s the perfect time to dress up, bob for apples -- and totally smash the patriarchy. Whether you want to channel an icon like Rosie the Riveter or get a little more creative (cats against catcalls, anyone?), the feminist costume options are endless.

For those of you wanting to put your feminism on display this Halloween, here are 18 costumes that will send your girl power message loud and clear.

1
Wonder Woman

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Step aside, dude superheroes.
2
Amelia Earhart
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Your very own plane is a nice touch.

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3
Breadwinner
Take some bread and a few medals and voila! An easy feminist costume.
4
A Suffragette

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The perfect way to celebrate the movie "Suffragette" and women’s rights, of course.
5
The Patriarchy

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Simple yet effective.
6
Olivia Benson
Fancy badge and badass attitude required.
7
Rosie the Riveter
You can't go wrong with Rosie.
8
A Tampon or Period Stain
Because no one's got time for period shaming.
9
Beyoncé

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With so many album covers, music videos and ***flawless performances to choose from, there are several options when it comes to dressing up like Queen Bey.
10
Frida Kahlo
In case you're feeling artsy this year.
11
Cat against Catcalls

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Revamp your old cat costume with this feminist twist.
12
Ghostbusters
Who you gonna call? Three of your friends so you can celebrate the all-female reboot of "Ghostbusters" this Halloween.
13
Pussy Riot

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Channel the Russian punk band by rocking the members' signature ski masks.
14
An IUD

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Who says you have to be a person for Halloween?
15
Feminist Housewife

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Her sign says it all.
16
Thelma and Louise

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Take your BFF status to a fun feminist level.
17
Notorious RBG
What's a feminist list without Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg?
18
Feminist Ryan Gosling
Guys, we didn't forget about you! Turn into one of our favorite memes to spread your feminist message this Halloween.

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