Kara Babcock

I read, write, code, and knit.

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Becoming Kara

At some point, I’ll talk more about reaching the conclusion that I’m trans. For now, I thought I’d talk about choosing a new name. Choosing a name actually was one of the things that helped me accept my trans identity, actually!

First, a little update! The current situation (the 2019…

I'm regenerating!

My friends, the time has come for me to say, "Hello." But no lengthy introductions here, no cute anecdotes. Let's get into it.

I'm transgender. I am a trans woman. I am a woman.

My new name is Kara (Car-uh) and my pronouns are she/her. Yes, this includes…

Tolerating intolerance is always a bad look

A local organization called the Urban Abbey is allowing an anti-abortion film to be screened in its space. This is not about free speech. It's about bad decisions.

An open letter to Thunder Bay city councillors re: library cuts

What follows is a letter I emailed to city councillors Albert Aiello, Mark Bentz, and Brian Hamilton.

Dear Councillors,

I'm writing to convey my dismay and disappointment regarding your stances on the operation of the Thunder Bay Public Library, as reported in the TBNewsWatch article of Jan 26, "City council

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