When I read that the COO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, said: “We still haven’t achieved the goal of real equality for women in the workplace and men in the home. Women continue to need protection not only globally where many women lack basic civil and human rights, but also here where the most dangerous place for an American woman is still shockingly in her home,” it blew my mind. BLEW MY MIND.
First off, this woman calls herself a feminist? And what the heck does that quote even mean? The most dangerous place for an American woman is in her home? I beg to differ, I would say. Mrs. Sandberg should maybe watch a little MSNBC and learn about the streets of America, ’cause that place is way more dangerous than any home I’ve ever been in.
Mrs. Sandberg went on to explain that she and her husband share everything right down the middle: care of their two small children, full-time careers, cooking, cleaning, etc. What she doesn’t mention (as most high-profile feminists don’t) is that somewhere in the background is a full-time nanny. So … That’s not really 50/50, now, is it, Mrs. Sandberg?
To further expound on the latter, I don’t know that a marriage can be 50/50. There is no clear cut middle in a relationship. There was a time when my significant other worked like a dog and I took care …