The Parthenon

Why I am rejecting the term “white feminism”

Jocelyn Gibson, Managing Editor

February 18, 2015

An idea persists among many modern feminists that mainstream feminism is “white feminism.” That is, it isn’t meant to help anyone other than white middle and upper class women. I firmly reject the term “white feminism.” I reject the term not because I think feminism as it stands is successful ...