Weekend reading


Sabine Rear at Bitch magazine shares 6 queer lady comedians she loves.

Monica Hesse joins a woman on the long drive required to obtain an abortion.

A prosecutor in North Carolina admits to discriminating against Latinos in visa applications.

How the conservative obsession with policing poor people’s shopping carts started.

Female directors respond to news that the ACLU is calling for an investigation into gender discrimination in Hollywood.

When gender stereotypes become a serious hazard to women’s health.

The New York Times on the experience of transgender employees at the CIA.

Comedians Aparna Nancherla and Eliza Skinner talk to students on the campus of UC Berkeley about what they know about anti-choice crisis pregnancy centers (disclosure: I was involved in making this video):


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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