The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: July 1, 2010

-A new survey shows that while the majority of people believe in equal rights for men and women, many still think men should get preference . [ NY Times ]

- Tiger Woods is handing over $750 million to his ex-wife Elin Nordegren . [ Gawker ]

-A flock of young female writers are carving out a new niche for themselves in the memoir genre . [ Salon ]

-Forget your astronaut fantasies: Apparently, there’s no sex allowed in the International Space Station . [ Daily Telegraph via Time ]

Photograph of Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods by Scott Halleran/Getty Images Sport.