Weekend reading


If, like me, you watched a lot of Saved by the Bell as a kid and then grew up to love bell hooks, enjoy.

England just established “yes means yes” guidelines for police investigating rape.

One of many takedowns of Jonathan Chait’s piece bemoaning “political correctness.”

157 hate tweets a feminist faced in one week.

Reasons you were not promoted that are totally unrelated to gender.

A record-breaking number of wrongfully convicted people were released from prison last year.

Karen Hartman on wanting to go beyond being “passively pro-choice.”

Lena Dunham, Kristen Wiig, Mindy Kaling and Jenji Kohan on misogyny in Hollywood and more.

Debunking the myth of the good guy with a gun.

Donate to help a sexual assault survivor return to Paris to testify against her attacker.


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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