The Fashion of ‘Karen’ is Changing. Her Personality Isn’t.

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty

The archetypical Karen has ruined countless cookouts and lemonade stands, and she’s made a mess of a few telltale accessories. Close your eyes and think of the kind of privileged woman who might call the cops on any slight, perceived inconvenience: spiky bob haircut, chunky highlights, oversized sunglasses from Nordstrom Rack propped upon her head to communicate a self-bestowed authority. 

The idea of a woman gleefully rifling through her discount Coach bag in search of a cellphone, ready to tattle on Black people just trying to eat, or celebrate, or birdwatch in peace, is a well-trodden cliché.

Thanks to visual culture, we know Karen when we see her, often before she even opens her mouth. 

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Is this the end of fashion as we know it?

Paris (AFP) – Paris fashion week goes online for the first time in its history Monday, with fashion rocked not just by the coronavirus but by a growing revolt from within the industry.

The virus has brought designers’ long-suppressed frustrations with the system and its unforgiving pace bubbling to the surface.

Many are questioning not just the infernal rhythm and environmental impact of five and six collections a year, but whether fashion weeks or even fashion shows still make sense in a digital world.

“I can no longer cope with an industry built on abuse and consumerism, thriving on environmental destruction and perpetuating racial and gender-based injustice,” declared the rising Brazilian creator Francisco Terra Wednesday, the brains behind the Neith Nyer brand.

Terra — one of a wave of young designers to have broken onto the Paris catwalk in recent years — said that from now on he would only

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Are Ladies Truly Superior to Males?

While doing my search for this suggestion, I stumbled upon something intriguing on the internet. At a medical facility the relatives gathered in the waiting area, where a member of the family lay seriously ill. Ultimately, the doctor was available in looking worn out and significant.
Evaluating the worried faces, the medical professional said, “I’m afraid I’m the holder of bad news. The only hope left for your loved one currently is a mind transplant. It’s an experimental treatment, extremely dangerous, you will certainly have to pay for the brain yourselves.”
The family members rested silent as they soaked up the information. After an excellent length of time, a person asked, “Well, just how much does a mind expense?”
The doctor swiftly responded, “$ 5,000 for a male mind, as well as $200 for a women mind.”

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Education World

When Gavin Grimm took his school district to court docket to defend the rights of transgender college students, he bravely stood for the many LGBTQ+ students dealing with harassment and discrimination in our schools. Today, more than half of LGBTQ+ college students report feeling unsafe at school, and practically a fifth have been pressured to switch colleges. That’s why I will press to enact the Safe Schools Improvement Act, which requires faculty districts to undertake codes of conduct that particularly prohibit bullying and harassment on the idea of sexual orientation and gender identification. And I will affirm and implement federal protections underneath Title IX for all students who’re survivors of sexual harassment and assault. My plan additionally lives up to our collective commitments to students with disabilities.


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