BLOGIf Gender Matters in Jury Selection, Why Not in Parenting?

By Marissa Mayer Posted on: | May 14, 2015

Do you agree that men and women are different? Do you believe that they have different perspectives? That they often express emotions differently?

If you were on trial, would you care if the jury was all-male or all-female? What if the Supreme Court was made up of all males? Would you be okay with that?

Katy Faust, who was raised by her mom and her mother's partner, addresses some of these important questions about the sexes and why a mom and dad aren't  interchangeable  in the life of a child.

Saying that a mom or a dad doesn't matter to a child's development is simply at odds with how our culture has always recognized the differences between men and women. Men and women always bring something unique to the table, and to ignore that is not just unfair to children, it's unfair to moms and dads.

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Marissa Mayer

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Marissa Mayer is an Arizona native who fell in love with the written word at a young age.

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