The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: April 23, 2010

-So will Obama apply an abortion-rights litmus test to potential Supreme Court nominees ? With all due respect and intellectualized evasiveness, yes. [ Jezebel ]

-Are ” concurrent adoption” programs fairer than the conventional adoption route? Birth and adoptive parents who’ve tried it say yes. [ Times of London ]

- Homophobia is rampant at every level of women’s sports , with programs intent on proving that they are not “haven[s] for dykes.” It’s further proof of, among other things, America’s discomfort with female aggression. [ Salon ]

-A 71-year-old lady-mag took the top prize at the National Magazine Awards last night. Glamour is officially Magazine of the Year. [ New York Times ]

Photograph of Glamour editor-in-chief Cynthia Leive by Andy Kropa/Getty Images.