Weekend reading


The Mayor of Minneapolis poses with a black volunteer and the media says they were flashing gang signs. Definitely not racist.

Comedian Tig Notaro surprises and impresses again by performing part of a set topless, post-mastectomy.

Elon James White shows perfectly how catcalls aren’t just compliments with #DudesGreetingDudes.

I love this guy and I hate Florida laws.

How California’s effort to tackle abortion stigma is working.

Gillian Anderson plays a refreshing character who doesn’t strive for likability in The Fall (which I’ve recommended before).

11 big firsts from the midterm elections.

If anything can cheer you up after this past week, it’s this supercut of Amy Poehler’s amazing freestyle rap battles on Comedy Bang! Bang!


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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