The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: Feb. 19, 2010

-Tiger Woods will speak publicly for the first time about his extramarital affairs, then scurry off to therapy for sex addiction. [ The Daily Beast ]

-Discussing her signature issue with urban communities, Michelle Obama talks openly about “food deserts” and the relationship between race and obesity. [ Politico ]

-American figure skater Evan Lysacek executes a stunning performance and takes home the gold at Vancouver. [ New York Times ]

-This season, modesty rules the runway. [ New York Times ]

-” Mengagement” rings join manscara and meggings as the new must-have women’s product repackaged for men. [ Salon ]

-Betty White is aware of the Internet and its predilection for old ladies. [ New York Times ]

Photograph of Evan Lysacek by Yuri Kadobnov/Getty Images.