Weekend reading


Indiewire offers 5 most daring portrayals of female sexuality in movies.

Mother Jones obtained documents showing how local police forces try to justify their requests for military gear.

Bill Cosby mocked sexual assault laws and affirmative consent in a 1999 book.

White kids get medicated when they misbehave, black kids get suspended–or arrested.

Huntington Park, CA appointed two undocumented immigrants to local government positions.

The faces and fake names of the people behind the Planned Parenthood attack videos.

Margaret Talbot on watching Sandra Bland.

Black Lives Matter protesters adopt Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” as a protest chant.

Criminalization does not help sex workers.



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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