Weekend reading


Powerful New York Daily News cover actually understates the case against Bill Cosby.

Comedian Emily Heller dismantles the myth of rampant false rape accusations.

A remarkable long read about how police pushed a woman to recant her rape story, only to later connect her rape with a string of attacks in two states.

Comedian Beth Stelling used Instagram to share her story of rape and abuse.

Freja Dam and Laura Nicholson at Indiewire offer their 18 most anticipated films by and about women in 2016.

Ta-Nehisi Coates on the paranoid style of American policing.

It’s official: there never was a war on cops.

A new Chrome app helps women stop saying “just” and “sorry” in emails.

With Star Wars’ Rey, we’ve reached peak strong female character, and there’s nothing wrong with that.

15 remarkable women of color who rocked 2015.


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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