OK Karen – The Casual Misogyny of Karen Memes

Karen: She's the woman that wants to speak to your manager, the mother you always avoid at the school gates, the woman driver that stole your parking place and possibly even your ex wife. Karen is outspoken, irritating, entitled and very opinionated. Star of a million memes; we all know 'a Karen' and we are probably all guilty of smirking at least a little when we recognise her in a meme. But beneath the 'lols' isn't this vilification of a middle-aged woman all a little misogynistic?

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