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Affirmative action in tennis, the new "Our Bodies, Our Blog," vampire freaks, and more!

Published September 16, 2006 12:07AM (EDT)

Reuters: The U.S. Tennis Association agrees to increase the number of female and minority umpires.

Philippine Daily Inquirer: In an Op-Ed titled "How Many Women Will Have to Die?" columnist Rina Jimenez-David crosses the high cost of the new HPV vaccine with the need for the drug in the developing world.

Associated Press: Yay! A transgendered Colorado worker won her discrimination case.

Feministing: A great new women's health resource from the editors of the venerable "Our Bodies, Ourselves" -- now it's "Our Bodies, Our Blog."

Pandagon: Amanda Marcotte takes on "choice feminism." Heads roll.

And last, but not least, from Canadian Press: Goth Web site VampireFreaks.com is implicated in some ghoulish deaths, but users say the site simply "breeds love." Naturally!

By Page Rockwell

Page Rockwell is Salon's editorial project manager.

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