What We Missed

Betty Ford has died. You can read about her on our Community site.

Update from New Hampshire: the Executive Council could reconsider defunding Planned Parenthood tomorrow. Here’s hoping the public reaction to the whole “not paying for your party” thing has an impact.

In the wake of the baby Storm media frenzy, a primer on gender diverse parenting.

Scandal! Michelle Obama indulges in a burger, fries, and shake. Let the illogical fat shaming food policing commence.

Some tips on choosing language to refer to folks in the sex trade. Hint: asking is good.

What’s next after same sex marriage, polygamy? Not just an anti-equality argument, actually.

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Jos Truitt is Executive Director of Development at Feministing. She joined the team in July 2009, became an Editor in August 2011, and Executive Director in September 2013. She writes about a range of topics including transgender issues, abortion access, and media representation. Jos first got involved with organizing when she led a walk out against the Iraq war at her high school, the Boston Arts Academy. She was introduced to the reproductive justice movement while at Hampshire College, where she organized the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program’s annual reproductive justice conference. She has worked on the National Abortion Federation’s hotline, was a Field Organizer at Choice USA, and has volunteered as a Pro-Choice Clinic Escort. Jos has written for publications including The Guardian, Bilerico, RH Reality Check, Metro Weekly, and the Columbia Journalism Review. She has spoken and trained at numerous national conferences and college campuses about trans issues, reproductive justice, blogging, feminism, and grassroots organizing. Jos completed her MFA in Printmaking at the San Francisco Art Institute in Spring 2013. In her "spare time" she likes to bake and work on projects about mermaids.

Jos Truitt is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Development.

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