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Headshot of me wearing red lipstick Kara Babcock

Articles Tagged with “social justice”

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  1. Cover image for But I’m a good person

    But I’m a good person

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    This blog post is not about the death of the queen, though the bad hot takes on social media are the inciting incident. This is a blog post about white supremacy and white fragility and the fallacy that you can be progressive without feeling uncomfortable about your whiteness or doing a damn thing towards actual change.

    Don’t Speak Ill of the Dead

    Last Thursday, Queen Elizabeth died, and the internet lost its collective mind. Suddenly,…

  2. 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.
  3. When they come for you

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    I largely try to stay out of "discourse" on social media these days, and coming out is not going to change that. But for the record…
  4. Tolerating intolerance is always a bad look

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    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.
  5. What are your blindspots?

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    I’ve been reading Hidden Figures, in anticipation of the movie coming out next week. It’s a fantastic book, and I already have so much I want to say in the review. This is one topic that would be too much of a digression, so I’ve spun it out into an adequate starting place for my blog posts of 2017.

    Throughout the book, Margot Lee Shetterly discusses the attitudes of people towards Black, female computers…