Weekend reading


Dr. Willie Parker on why he provides abortions.

Ta-Nehisi Coates won the National Book Award for his fabulous book Between the World and Me and dedicated the award to his friend who was killed by police.

“Female viagra” only has 227 prescriptions so far. Maybe that’s because it doesn’t work.

Since People magazine only seems to be aware of white men, Elle offers 30 sexy men who aren’t white.

Why men think they’re doing more chores than they actually are.

RH Reality Check put together a timeline of the lead-up to the Supreme Court case that could define abortion access for generations.

Boston is offering free negotiation classes to every woman who works in the city.

A list of the 47 Democrats who shamefully voted to close the door on Syrian refugees.

The people who brought you “period underwear” now have a line for men who menstruate.

Muslims responded to Donald Trump’s bigotry by showing their #MuslimID.

Women dancers redefine Oakland’s street dancing scene.



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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