20 Costumes That Prove Gay Men Do Halloween Better Than Celebrities

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While celebs like Heidi Klum and Justin Bieber certainly give good Halloween, nobody does it quite like the gays.

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We don’t need big budgets or teams of hair and make-up to slay the game when the category is Halloween. This is, after all, a home game for us – and we came to win.

While the majority of our straight brethren gave it a noble try, gay men everywhere were taking the holiday seriously and turning. it. out.

Below, 20 costumes that prove Halloween is no joke to us gays.


  1. Jake Simpson as Psychotic Ronald McDonald

  2. Joseph Papa and JS Fauquet as Elaine Stritch

    Thank you @joxfeld for inspiring this.

    A post shared by Joseph Papa (@josephapapa) on

  3. Ira Madison as Heathers’ J.D.

    Greetings and salutations #Heathers

    A post shared by ira (@kingirairaira) on

  4. Jeffery Self as “Mid-90s heartthrob Devon Sawa”

    Happy Halloween. I'm going as the mid-90s heartthrob Devon Sawa

    A post shared by Jeffery Self (@jefferyself) on

  5. Vance Garrett as Vincent Van Gogh

    #selfieportrait #hallowqueen #vangogh by @nicklujanmua @hallowqueennyc

    A post shared by Vance Garrett (@vancegarrett) on

  6. Matt Rogers as Harry Potter

    The Boy Who's LIVING

    A post shared by Matt Rogers (@mattrogerstho) on

  7. Roger Padilha as The Genie

    I feel a bit matte….should I add some shine?

    A post shared by Roger Padilha (@rogersuperstar) on

  8. Jared Keith Lee as Edward Scissorhands

    Edward Scissorhands does @brutparty. #thelookgoesasfollows #brüt #slickitup @slickitup

    A post shared by Jared Keith Lee (@jaredkeithlee) on

  9. Jeremy Cox as Black Canary

  10. Andrew Keenan Bolger and Scott Bixby as Pikachu and Ash Ketchum

    Pikachu, I choose YOU! #Pokemon #halloween

    A post shared by Andrew Keenan-Bolger (@keenanblogger) on

  11. Andy Egelhoff as Truvada

    #gilead #truvada #truvadawhorenyc #halloween

    A post shared by Andy Egelhoff (@sprklbb) on

  12. Matthew Scheier as Missy Elliot

    Supa dupa fly. #missyelliot #icantstandtherain #happyhalloween #halloween

    A post shared by Matthew Scheier (@dropthemic) on

  13. Jor-El Garcia as Valerie Cherish

    Valerie Cherish / Aunt Sassy would like to thank you all for a wonderful Halloween #thecomeback

    A post shared by Jor-El (@jordashel) on

  14. Bradley Stern as a Rebel Heart

    Bow down. ⚔

    A post shared by Bradley Stern (@muumuse) on

  15. Andrew Vetterlein as Stevie Nicks

    Sisters of the Moon

    A post shared by Andrew Vetterlein (@andyvetterlein) on

  16. Steven Avalos as Darth Vader

    I'm a cool dad ( @lindseyweber)

    A post shared by ⚡️⚡️ (@stevenstorms) on

  17. Kris Haigh as a Gay of Thrones

    Happy Halloween #labyrinth #hallowqueen #gameofthrones #gayofthrones

    A post shared by Kristopher Haigh (@kris_haigh) on

  18. Ernestito Altamirano as a naked person

    #HappyHalloween

    A post shared by ERNEST(it)O: Personal Trainer (@rockindafro) on

  19. Julian Antetomaso as Yeezy Season 2

    Come see me if you want Yeezy season two

    A post shared by Julian Antetomaso (@julianshane) on