The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: A-Cups, Pay Gaps, and Pro-Life Progress

-Unmarried, childless women under 30 who live in cities now earn more than their male counterparts. [ Time ]

-In Tony Blair ’s new memoir , the former prime minister refuses to apologize for joining the war in Iraq or taking his time in the loo. [ Washington Post ]

-The Center for Reproductive Rights’ new report on trends in state abortion restrictions reveals a disturbing uptick in anti-choice legislation. [ Feministe ]

-All across the Internet, flat-chested women are coming together to take pride in their minimal assets. [ New York Times ]

-The Democratic Republic of Congo lives up to its unofficial title of “rape capital of the world” as rebels rape 240 women, children, and babies during a recent incident in the eastern region of the country. [ BBC News ]