What We Missed

We’re on the third night of rioting in London. Here’s just a few smart pieces:
Caring Costs, But So Do Riots
Panic on the streets of London
There is a context to London’s riots that can’t be ignored

Extraordinarily disturbing account and video of white teens killing James Craig Anderson, a black man, in an apparent hate crime.

The housekeeper who accused Dominic Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault is suing him.

Kenneth Moreno, one of the officers in the NYC “rape cop” case, was sentenced to one year in prison for misconduct.

A dog helped a rape survivor testify at trial.

The TSA’s cruel treatment of a trans employee has led to sensitivity training for managers.

Another attack on LGBT women of color in DC was met with indifference from the police.

How to give your dolls natural hairstyles.

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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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