The Trouble With Cupcakes Well, I mean, I don't like cupcakes all that much either, so I guess- Um, sure? I mean, I don't know if I'd describe them like that, but- Um- Please, they're just cakes. I- ... TL;DR: Cupcakes are tools of the patriarchy, designed to oppress womyn. Like all foods, cupcakes are inherently sexist. If you really care about women, why aren't you subsisting off of tofu paste yet?