The Six-Year-Old Feminist

When we were very young, my little sister and I would drop off our “babies” at “daycare” with my mom.

six-year-old femnist, mothering, cartoons

Then we’d go to our women’s lib meetings, where we marched around the living room, raising fists and chanting, “Women’s… women’s… womennnnn’s… WOMEN’S LIB!” There we were—two little Jewish girls holding a fascist rally for feminism while our mom sat in the other room with our dolls, laughing her ass off.

Ilene Haddad is a graphic designerblogger and founder of BlogathonATX, for which she received the Anne Durrum Robinson Creative Initiative Award. Her autobiographical webcomic, Casa Weenie, tells the story of what happens when a nice Jewish girl from Baltimore marries an Arab Libertarian from Waco. Because nothing says “comedy gold” quite like an Arab and a Jew trying to fold a fitted sheet together.

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