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The TSA has set up a web page which information for trans travelers.

I’m very sad to hear about two recent anti-gay attacks in Washington, DC. And I certainly think it’s a positive thing to see a sizable community response. I just wish the same kind of action was taken after the far too many recent beatings and murders of trans women in DC.

Dharun Ravi, Tyler Clementi’s former roommate, has been found guilty of a hate crime and invasion of privacy.

I’m just so completely shocked to learn that Catholic bishops pressured Komen over Planned Parenthood.

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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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