The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: Sarah Palin’s Popularity, Fraught Relationships With Fertility and Rented Kitchens.

-A poll suggest that women voters will likely support Obama in 2012, especially if Palin is his rival. While another poll suggests that Washington D.C. elites do indeed look down on Palin . [ Politico , Politico ]

-Now do you believe me? A 27-year-old woman, who adamantly doesn’t want children, opts to have her tubes tied . [ Salon ]

-While a transsexual woman considers saving sperm before beginning hormone therapy . [ Guardian ]

-From Wall Street to Whoopie Pies: rented kitchens are both “a refuge for dreamers and a life preserver for the unemployed.” [ New York Times ]