Venus Williams To Go For Wimbledon Singles Title #4

  • Serena didn't make it but Venus did: The oldest tennis-playing Williams sister has made it into the Wimbledon finals for the 6th time. She'll play Marion Bartoli tomorrow on center court. [SportsIllustrated]
  • According to Joel Dykstra, a representative in the South Dakota state legislature, the words 'rape' and 'incest' are just buzzwords. "It's a bit of a throwaway line and not everybody who says that really understands what that means."[Feministing]
  • Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei may be flexible on the issue of broadening Iranian women's rights. But, uh, probably not. [Salon]
  • One woman in the NY Times' obituaries section today: Regine Crespin, 80, who battled through a difficult childhood with an alcoholic mother to become a famous French opera singer. [NYTimes]