Essays, Feminism & Women's Issues, Fighting White Supremacy

The Suffragist Problem: Roots of White Feminism

by Candice Huber, The Dissenting Cupcake “The history of American feminism has been primarily a narrative about the heroic deeds of white women.” - Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought As Beverly Guy-Sheftall states in the quote above, the narrative of feminist history has primarily been about the heroic deeds of [...]

Essays, Feminism & Women's Issues, Fighting White Supremacy, Lifting Voices: Guest Posts

Dear White Women: This is Not About Us

by Rosie Campos There were still three states that were “too close to call,” and I could barely keep my eyes open. As I climbed under the covers, my head was reeling. We were so sure. A little over 24 hours earlier, I was standing in the sunshine in front of the Cathedral of Learning [...]

Essays, Feminism & Women's Issues, Fighting White Supremacy

So What is White Feminism, Anyway?

by Candice Huber, The Dissenting Cupcake white feminism noun a brand of feminism centered around the ideals and struggles of primarily white women feminism that doesn't understand western privilege or cultural context. feminism that doesn't consider race as a factor in the struggle for equality. a set of beliefs that allows for the exclusion of [...]

Essays, Feminism & Women's Issues

Why Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop Removed “Fables” From Our Shelves

by Candice Huber, The Dissenting Cupcake Each year, I attend Gen Con, the largest tabletop gaming convention in North America, and the experience of being surrounded by so many like-minded people is, simply put, amazing. Everything from the Writers' Symposium to the panels to the gaming leads me to inclusive, progressive, accepting people and genuinely interesting [...]

Book Reviews & Book Lists

Why Nerds Everywhere Should Rejoice About “You’re Never Weird On the Internet (Almost)”

by Candice Huber, The Dissenting Cupcake Being a nerd, I've liked Felicia Day and Geek & Sundry, her Internet empire, for a while now. I've watched most of The Guild and The Flog, and I've kept up with the geeky things she regularly puts online. When I heard she was writing a book, I was [...]