Over the years, it seems that Halloween has become increasingly sexual when it comes to women’s costumes. In addition to selling some rather skimpy pre-made costumes for very young girls, many online and brick-and-mortar costume shops have begun offering “sexy” versions of traditional costumes: Sexy pirate, sexy witch, sexy professor, etc.
Why do you think “sexy” Halloween costumes for women have become the norm? Women have been objectified for ages, but this is a fairly recent trend. What changed? Do you think this is just a blip and that a wider variety of sexy and non-sexy costume options will be available eventually?
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