What We Missed

Thanksgiving is an annual tradition of observing people used to communicate before the internet

The Feministing crew is taking the rest of the week off from blogging on account of our national celebration of colonialism.

A win against the death penalty: Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber will not allow any more state executions while he is in office.

Major League Baseball’s new bargaining agreement will add sexual orientation to its discrimination clause.

A great post at Colorlines with tips for talking about race at the Thanksgiving table.

Martha Stewart pepper sprays a turkey.

Check out today’s content over at the Community blog.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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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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