TV Show about Female Felons Sparks Outrage

Advocates for battered women would like Oxygen to cancel a true-crime series about women who kill their men. They call “Snapped” offensive and say it hurts the cause of women behind bars, most of whom are imprisoned for defending themselves.

Designing Women Focus on Video Games

A small band of female video-game designers and savants banded together last week to tempt and help more women into the industry. More female designers, they reason, will leaven the powerful medium’s sex-toy portrayal of women.

Asian-Americans Criticize Eyelid Surgery Craze

Some young Asian-American women are just saying no to the eyelid surgery so many peers are undergoing. They see the painful and expensive procedure–even more widespread in Korea and China–as an offensive alteration of ethnic identity.