What We Missed

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Dan Savage threatens to also redefine “Rick” if Santorum can’t keep his fetish for gay bashing in check.

Ridiculously airbrushed L’Oreal ads banned in the UK for being misleading.

Rosario Dawson speaks out about getting compliments for her looks after losing weight to play an emaciated character. Love her!

Lashai Mclean is a trans woman who was killed recently in DC. Sadly there’s been some very problematic media coverage.

Raquel Nelson, the woman convicted of vehicular homicide for crossing the street when her son was killed, has been granted a new trial.

Jamilah “Sister Toldja” Lemieux asks, “why do we assume that rape victims who ask for damages are dishonest about the crime or disaffected by what happened?”

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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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