Weekend reading


This is a week where we all need some uplift, so here are 39 feminist moments of 2014.

From Transparent to Broad City to Scandal, it’s a good year for female-centric sex on TV.

Victoria Law at Bitch on reading 50 books by people of color this year.

Chris Rock offers great insights on race and politics in this New York Magazine interview.

Parents publish a “retraction” of their birth announcement to show support for their trans son.

A German student was killed after defending girls from harassment.

A gaming journalist forwards rape threats she receives from boys to their mothers.

Activists from Ferguson meet with President Obama.

Are we overemphasizing the importance of beauty while trying to encourage body positivity?

Required viewing: 5 tips for being an ally.


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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