Many LGBT+ celebs including Janelle Monáe, Mj Rodriguez and Tommy Dorfman showed off their amazing Halloween costumes on social media. (Instagram/@janellemonae/@firstname.lastname@example.org)
After lockdowns and social restrictions stifled last year’s spooky season, LGBT+ celebs and allies were out in force to celebrate Halloween.
Several famous queer celebs took to social media to show off their spooky, clever and all-around amazing ensembles. Lil Nas X didn’t disappoint after serving up two awe-inspiring looks as the iconic Harry Potter villain Lord Voldemort and the basketball guy from Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide.
Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon went a bit more topical with a homage to Nicki Minaj’s viral tweet about a friend of her “cousin in Trinidad” whose “testicles became swollen” and “become impotent” after getting a COVID vaccine.
Other LGBT+ celebs and allies paid tribute to their favourite movies, TV shows, comic book characters, animals and other cultural icons.
From Janelle Monáe’s wonderful takes on The Grinch and Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Elliot Page’s tribute to E.T. to even Harry Styles’s “Harryween” look, these are the most iconic queer costumes from Halloween 2021.
Honestly, both of Janelle Monáe’s Halloween costumes – a scary realistic Grinch and Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde ode – were impressive
Cara Delevingne may have won the queer Halloween award with her ‘muff diver’ costume
Angelica Ross NAILED IT with a stunning transformation into Marvel’s Venom
Pose star Mj Rodriguez looked so cozy as an adorable elephant
Tommy Dorfman paid homage to the famous photo of Princess Diana sitting upright in a chair sleeping during a big event
Harry Styles got into the Halloween spirit dressed as Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz
Tom Daley and his son Robbie are just perfect with their heartwarming tribute to Batman and Robin
Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his family dressed up as iconic Sesame Street characters
Speaking of iconic, Neil Patrick Harris and his family killed it with their horror movie tribute costumes
Elliot Page gave fans a throwback to the 80’s hit E.T
Cardi B got all creepy and kooky as the sultry Morticia Addams from The Addams Family
Pretty Little Liars star Ashley Benson channelled her inner Cher from Clueless this Halloween
LGBT+ ally Lizzo dressed up as the cutest The Mandalorian character – Grogu, or Baby Yoda