The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: April 2, 2010

- Russia reports that one of the Moscow suicide bombers was the baby-faced 17-year-old widow of an insurgent leader. [ New York Times ]

-A Kansas judge hands anti-choice terrorist Scott Roeder a sentence of life in prison. But what does it mean for the safety of other abortion providers? [ Washington Post , Salon ]

-Why do simulated rape video games thrive in Japan? [ CNN ]

- Critics pan Sarah Palin ’s Real American Stories . [ NYT Artsbeat Blog ]

-An American University student revives the “date rape” debate. [ Salon ]