The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: March 26, 2010

-A women’s music-magazine publisher calls “feminism” outdated , but is she the one who’s out of touch? [ S alon ]

-In the world of important news, Sandra Bullock trumps health care. [ Washington Post ]

-The abortion wars continue: Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott employs legal tactics to harass Planned Parenthood. [ Courthouse News Service ]

-New York Governor David Paterson allegedly helped draft a statement he hoped would be endorsed by the woman accusing his aide of sexual assault. [ New York Times ]

-Researchers find that women are greater hypochondriacs than men. [ Telegraph ]

-While former White House social secretary Desiree Rogers lost her job, the infamous gate-crashing Salahis earned a spot on the new Real Housewives series. [ The Daily Beast ]

-Industry insiders report that obese Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe is a “joke in the fashion community” and has no chance of appearing on the cover of Vogue . [ NY Daily News ]

Photograph of Michaele and Tareq Salahi by Scott Barbour/Getty Images Entertainment.