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Headshot of me wearing red lipstick Kara Babcock

Kara’s Blog

Read my thoughts going back 18 years.

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    Long hair, very much care

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    One surprise during my transition has been how my relationship with my hair has changed as I have grown it out, and the way this affects not only how I see my body but also how I move through social spaces.
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    I wrote a thing (about education)

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    Did you know that the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives publishes an education journal called Our Schools/Our Selves? Neither did I, until I saw a call for proposals for articles related to teaching during the pandemic. My proposal to write about adult and continuing education during the pandemic was approved. After a couple of months of drafting and editing, the final version has been published! You can download the PDF from this page—my…

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    Starting 2022 with a fresh look

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    I’ve redesigned my personal site to match Kara.Reviews and learned Tailwind, a CSS toolkit, in the process.
  4. Friendship, but in high fidelity

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    To be asexual in our society is to be told constantly, in ways big and small, that you are broken. But we can change that, and everyone will be better for it.
  5. 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.
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    The audacity of coming out

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

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