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Crunk Feminist Collective places Troy Davis’ execution in the history of lynching. Troy is scheduled to die Wednesday. Our own Zerlina over at Loop21 on the fight to save his life. To take action: Gov. Deal of Georgia: 404-656-1776 State Board of Pardons and Paroles:  404-656-5651 Amnesty International petition.

Watch Andrew Breitbart call for civil war because he got called gay on Twitter.

Britain is working towards allowing same-sex marriage by 2015.

Satoshi Kanazawa of “all black women are objectively ugly” fame has been put on publishing and teaching probation for a year by the London School of Economics, but was not fired as students demanded.

Can Bachmann be our 1st woman president? Nope
Totally loving the No-Chart generator.

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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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