Weekend reading


Two women get married after 72 years together. 

A photo essay on women who risked everything to expose sexual assault in the military.

As Cosmo dives into elections this year, they offer 10 reasons young women need to vote in the midterms.

Every president in the last quarter century has gone on prime time TV to announce bombing Iraq.

24,000 transgender voters could be disenfranchised by voter ID laws.

17 black women who deserve their own biopics.

Advice from Ask Polly: “Fuck wondering if you’re lovable. Fuck asking someone else, ‘Am I there yet?’ Fuck listening for the answer. Fuck waiting, alone, for a verdict that never comes. Don’t grow up to be one of those women with a perpetual question mark etched into her brow: Am I good? Am I lovable? Am I enough?

A satisfying video for when you’re annoyed at being told to smile by random dudes.


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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