The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: Oprah’s TV Network and Maya Angelou

New rules on health care spending don’t allow nursing women to get a tax break on breast pumps. [ New York Times ]

Does Islam really subjugate women ? The answer is more complex and varied than we’d like to admit. [ ]

Oprah’s new TV network, the Oprah Winfrey Network, just announced its new logo : and it’s big, bright, and bold. [ Jezebel ]

–The FDA is reviewing the safety of drinks like Four Loco , which mix alcohol and caffeine. The two can be a dangerous combination because the caffeine masks the booze’s effects. [ New York Times ]

–The New York Public Library’s Schomberg Center in Harlem has acquired Maya Angelou ’s trove of scholarship . [ New York Magazine ]