Weekend reading


Oxford University’s women’s rugby team poses nude to combat eating disorders.

13 essential LGBT indies from the post-“Brokeback Mountain” era.

48 things women hear in a lifetime (that men just don’t).

An anonymous account of what it’s like to be the only black man on a jury.

From “her” to “bitch”: how gendered language teaches us women are objects to be controlled. 

The official 2015 feminist killjoy gift guide.

Report from UN working group: being a woman in America is bad.

Three in ten stories on sexual assault written by women, study finds.

W. Kamau Bell tells white people to stand up against racism and xenophobia with #WhitesAgainstTrump.

Men Explain Lolita to Me from the brilliant Rebecca Solnit.


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.

2 thoughts on “Weekend reading”

  1. Just reading these headlines already begins to show an outline. I still think we have a long way to go before we have an acceptable balance. We probably haven’t had such a thing in most societies since ancient times, at least ;(


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