The Dangers Of Looking Like A Karen

6 min readAug 22, 2020

How Stereotypes Are Destroying Our Society

face of blond woman with sun glasses partially hidden behind textured glass.

I have the misfortune of looking like a Karen. Being an adult white, blond woman can be dangerous. It never used to be. Now, I’m the dreaded white lady you see in your store, or on the bus, or really anywhere. It doesn’t help I fit the stereotypical conception of what a Karen looks like. Even my Facebook avatar looks like a Karen.