We're Talking About: June 11, 2010

We're Talking About: June 11, 2010

We're Talking About: June 11, 2010

The XX Factor
What Women Really Think
June 11 2010 10:57 AM

We're Talking About: June 11, 2010

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-Note to Carly: Early campaign blunders, no matter how trivial, play a big role in shaping voter perceptions. [ New York Times ]

-The number of lawsuits filed by caregivers against their employers has quadrupled in the last decade. Many hold that their obligations to sick or disabled family members have caused them to be discriminated against in the workplace . [ NPR ]

-A Saudi cleric, attempting to skirt a rule against mixed-gender mingling by nonrelatives, suggests that sipping a woman's breast milk can initiate a man into her family. [ L.A. Times ]

-Woman who advertised sex in exchange for World Series tickets (a gift for her husband) has been charged with prostitution . [ BBC ]

-Abby Sunderland, the 16-year-old sailor who lost contact with her crew while attempting to circumnavigate the globe, has been reported safe in the Indian Ocean. [ L.A. Times ]

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Photograph of Carly Fiorina by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images.