Weekend reading


12 famous women’s responses for why they don’t have kids.

Fandor offers a list of indie films that go beyond the Bechdel test with depictions of complex relationships between women.

A playlist of songs that pass a version of the Bechdel test for music.

15 female-fronted bands appearing at SXSW.

The Supreme Court will decide whether Texas must issue Confederate flag license plates.

UVA saw large protests after police brutally beat a black student.

Why Facebook is being sued for gender and racial discrimination.

A Google employee points out that their CEO is interrupting his female co-panelist at SXSW.

When men want kids and women aren’t so sure.

Oregon became the first state to automatically register voters.

Students are fighting back against a law that allows people to vote with gun licenses but not student IDs.


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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