Fatherhood Isn't Easy Like Motherhood
By paulag01 on January 06, 2013
BlogHer Original Post
When one high-profile woman makes a statement, it always has a ripple effect to ALL women. Rare is the person who WANTS to be a spokesperson for all women/LGBT/blacks, etc. but by their very nature of having a public profile, it often ends up that way. Here's one blogger's take on some comments from Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo.
Marissa Mayer, the famously female CEO of Yahoo, has recently come under fire for saying “the baby’s been way easier than everyone made it out to be.”
Words said innocently enough, but the second backlash is here. The first backlash came with the announcement of her pregnancy, which came packaged with a ridiculously short maternity leave. I wrote about this back in July, but clearly women haven’t gotten over it.