Previously, the Navy prohibited women from serving on submarines "on the theory that the close quarters and long deployments were unsuitable for coed crews." So far, only officers are eligible because it wouldn't require modifying accommodations.
When the U.S. Navy first announced that they will allow women to serve on submarines, it was generally met with approval. But in the past month, more detractors have come forward. Some are "concerned," while others are just plain misogynist.
• As part of a temporary exhibit, the Secession building in Vienna has incorporated a swinger's club into the work. Although the swingers aren't there during the day, their mattresses, erotic pictures, and whirlpools are. •