What Are You Wearing?
So did you dress up for Halloween?
I did too. We had a Halloween party to attend, and my original idea of going as a dead dancer just didn't come together. Maybe next year. With about ten minutes to go, I pulled out a long grey dress, grey stockings, black Victorian lace-up boots, fluffed out my already generous hair, painted my face, threw my new grey shawl over my head, and went as The Ghost of Stevie Nicks' Solo Career.
You know who didn't get to dress up for Halloween? My boyos. One boy in their class doesn't celebrate Halloween, or anything else, so no costumes for anyone. The class next door was decked out, including the teacher.
See, here's where celebrating cultural diversity breaks down.
We don't want one to feel left out, to feel different (even though his parents have chosen to raise him differently) so we'll all feel left out. Solidarity. The lowest common denominator.