Weekend reading

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The Because of Them, We Can Project “connect[s] a new generation to heroes who have paved the way” with photos of kids as inspiring figures of the past and present.

Amanda Hess calls for an end to the condescending, sexist trope of “how to explain [complicated thing] to your mom.”

Stand your ground law is poised to get even worse in Florida.

How “My Husband’s Stupid Record Collection” raises gendered ideas about men schooling women about music.

A rich white man gets no jail time for raping a three-year-old because he “will not fare well” in prison. (Petition here).

Willa Paskin on Inside Amy Schumer as the most sneakily feminist show on television.

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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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