Why I Don't Do Halloween

Before I got my first pro haircut at 11, people would ask if I was a boy.

And ever since that haircut, strangers have been comfortable asking, "What are you?" in reference to my race and ethnicity.

I don't enjoy the question and answer process, so why encourage something similar by putting on a costume? I'll let everyone else have Halloween. They can revel in their one day a year of being asked what they're dressed as, while I continue to spend the other 364 days of the year being prepared to explain what I actually am.