The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: Feb. 26, 2010

-To the surprise of no one, South Korea’s Kim Yu-na takes home the gold in women’s figure skating. [ New York Times ]

-But do her boobs hurt? [ Gawker ]

-One female writer wonders whether it was a mistake to share custody of her child with her ex-husband. [ Salon ]

-Despite Asia’s longstanding preference for boys, a new study reveals that more South Korean mothers-to-be now want daughters. [ NYT Motherlode ]

-Fox News rabble-rousers Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck team up with country singer John Rich for a “Taking Back Our Country Tour.” [ Politico ]

-A transgender woman will host VH1’s new makeover show Transform Me .[ PR Newswire ]

Photograph of Kim Yu-na by Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP.