Kara Babcock

I read, write, code, and knit.

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Yes, whiteness makes you less marginalized even when you’re trans

Intersectionality means I can’t separate my whiteness from my transness, nor can I ignore how the privilege the former identity grants me moderates the marginalization of the latter identity. We white trans people need to do better at acknowledging this.

The audacity of coming out

The transphobic narrative is a lie. Let’s spend more time talking about how awesome it is to finally be yourself.

One issue is many

So Canadians will be heading to the polls on my birthday. Not the birthday gift I wanted from our Prime Minister, but I guess it’s the only one I’m going to get. We had a federal election only 2 years ago. Justin Trudeau claims it’s important to give us all…

Socialized male

In which I talk to my cis allies about my personal take on the idea that I was socialized male and what that means for my lived experience as a woman.

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