Weekend reading


What’s left when you photoshop the all-male bands out of festival posters.

5 things feminists should know about the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal.

An Alabama lawmaker is trying to shut down an abortion clinic because the anti-abortion protests outside pose a threat to children.

New laws on strangulation aid prosecution in sexual assault cases.

Hillary Clinton must go bold on abortion.

The new podcast Our National Conversation About Conversations About Race offers insightful discussion from Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda and Tanner Colby.

Meryl Streep has funded a screenwriting lab for women over 40.

A miscarrying woman was denied medication because of “conscience.”

My favorite clothing website ModCloth gets even better by spotlighting transgender comedian Rye Silverman.

A store in Pittsburgh charges women 76% of what it charges men to make up for the wage gap.


Author: Rebecca Griffin

I am a passionate advocate for progressive causes with over a decade of experience organizing for social change. That organizing experience informs the way I look at the world and the challenges we face in working toward social justice. I started Of Means and Ends to write about social issues I care about and share my thoughts on how we organize in a smart, strategic way. Please visit and join the conversation.

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