These are real-life examples of the birth name “Karen” being used as an insult. All images are reproduced exactly (including Likes, Views, etc). Enter your name and select your sex. Press the Change Name button and take your time looking. What you see when it’s your name is the same message women named Karen are receiving every day. Imagine that the internet and mainstream media are full of examples like this.
If you have been using the name “Karen” as an insult and you had no idea what message you were sending to the millions of women named Karen, it’s never too late to stop. Many people who used to use “Karen” as an insult or circulate “Karen” memes have decided to stop because of the impact on women and girls named Karen.
p.s. A few people have asked where we encountered the extremely hostile memes with the four-letter obscenities. Those memes, like many of the examples, are things we saw circulating on Facebook.
Introducing the Concept
LauraF @LauraFred · Mar 22
You know what’s fucked? As people keep going out and acting like covid isn’t a big deal, my nurse friends and I (in our 20s) are contemplating whether it’s time to get our wills drawn up. Because we know not all of us will make it. Hope you had fun at the beach, Karen.
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I finally fixed that annoying sound in Karen's car
I just opened the door and pushed Karen out
"Karen" is a description of a particular type of white woman.
Everyone knows what a "Karen" is and why they are called a Karen.
If you don't want to be called a Karen, don't act like a Karen.
Memes Become Popular
Not today, Karen
We say "Karen" to be nice.
What we mean is Cunt.
This is Karen
Karen likes to go on Facebook
Karen intentionally joins offensive groups knowing she'll be offended
Karen then likes to report people and talk about how offended she gets
Karen also feels she needs to tell the rest of us that we're the ones with problems
Karen is a fucking twat.
Go fuck yourself Karen
The Media Pile On
What Does It Mean To Be A 'Karen', Especially Now During Coronavirus?
The name Karen has become a new popular meme, joke and insult for a very specific type of person online. Karens are often...
John Pavlovitz @johnpavlovitz · Jul 2
Privilege is like having a piece of broccoli between your teeth: if you don't have a way to see yourself, you need a good, honest person to tell you. Confront loved ones on their privilege. Help De-Karen America.
AN OPEN LETTER TO KarenS AND PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM
America, we have a "Karen*" problem. They're everywhere lately! I have a message for people who...
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Amanda Anderson @ThenAmandaSaidd · Mar 14 2021
Not one but TWO older white woman named Karen stepped into my apartment today. Need to sage this mf.
CAN WE START DOING THIS TO THE KARENS?
I'VE HAD IT WITH YOUR SHIT, Karen.
How To: Refer to Different Size Groups of Karens
Mommy, why is Karen crying?
The Pandemic Following on the Heels of COVID That Threatens Healthcare Workers and the Black Race: The Karen.
By Dr Megan Barb
As COVID numbers spike, scientists have identified another potentially fatal risk to America’s healthcare workers and to Black Americans known as the Karen. The Karen belongs to its own unique viral family that surfaced around seventy years ago. Since that time, it has silently multiplied at exponential rates. The Karen is erratic, unpredictable, and favors no particular environment, making it impossible to know where it lies. DNA analysis demonstrates in infected hosts an over-expression of the proteins responsible for hate, ignorance, and moral turpitude. Though scientists are hopeful for the development of a vaccination to eradicate it, they surmise this will not occur any time soon.
Infected hosts of the Karen can now be found in cities and towns all across America...
The risk this Karen pandemic places on America is grave. We must stand united in opposition to its threat. ...
The Mood Gets Uglier
Brian Kibler @bmkibler · Aug 26 2020
I wonder how all the “just comply” folks would react if one of those anti-mask grocery store rant videos ended with Karen just being shot in the face.
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WELL DAMN Karen
SAVE SOME RACISM FOR THE REST OF US
Bryan.Jame @Bryan__Jame · Jun 16 2020
Replying to @clitneyjean
PERIOD IF SOMEONE IS NAMED Karen I WILL THROW her OFF A CLIFF
llana D. Mayer @llanaDM · Jun 25 2020
It's very important to Kill All Karens
Erasing Family and Future
Karen's grandfather who wore a gas mask in his trench for six days straight watching her refuse to wear a piece of cloth for twenty minutes
Randy Rainbow @RandyRainbow · May 28 2020
Seriously though, if you had to choose one would you rather name your firstborn daughter COVID-19 or Karen?
Will Anyone Ever Name Their Child Karen Again? A Baby Name Expert Weighs In