The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: July 14, 2010

- Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston announce their engagement -and Sarah Palin reacts to the surprise . [ US Magazine ]

-The French Parliament has approved legislation bidding adieu to the burqa. [ Salon ]

-The ever-popular “nanny novel” gains nuance . [ New York Times ]

-A new study shows that only 2% of TV sports coverage features women . [ Salon ]

Photograph of Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images.