What We Missed

Janet Mock has launched a much-needed campaign, #GirlsLikeUs, to lift up the voices and issues of trans women of color.

Darby Hicky on transgender motherhood.

An interview with Vanessa Rochelle about how the murder of Brandy Martell, an African-American trans woman who lived in Oakland, is impacting her community.

Jaclyn Friedman is writing at The American Prospect all this week about ending sexual violence in war.

The Ron Paul campaign has stopped spending any money on primaries, but he’s still not dropping out of the race. We’ll see how that works out.

Earlier today, The Guardian hosted a live chat with Jessica Valenti and Lauren Williams about Girls.

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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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