The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: April 16, 2010

- President Obama issues new rules granting hospital visitation rights to same-sex couples. [ New York Times ]

-Should parents post Youtube videos of their kids crying? [ Salon ]

-In a small Texas town, paddling makes a comeback. The newly revived policy has reduced delinquency, but is it ever right to use corporal punishment? [ Washington Post ]

-Scientists debate the effect of marriage on health. [ NYT Magazine ]

-The South Hadley teens charged in the bullying of Phoebe Prince face death threats and harassment. [ People ]

- Emily Y . called it: How the little blue pill ruins marriages. [ The Daily Beast ]