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Our friends at the Center for Sex and Culture are running a Kickstarter to produce a catalog of safer sex posters aimed at the LGBT community since the 1980s.

Ah misdirected boycotts, the preferred political tactic of the very lazy. Conservatives are calling for a boycott of Ritz Crackers because Al Sharpton said “cracker” one time about 20 years ago.

A Baptist college has rescinded a woman’s admission and, adding insult to injury, accused her of “fraud” after they found out she’s trans.

Mormon officials turned 150 women away from an all-male conference.

How the shutdown impacts domestic violence services in DC.

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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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  • http://feministing.com/members/dankrist/ Danielle Mooney

    As a long time fan of Feministing, I am so thrilled that you linked to news about Ordain Women’s action during LDS General Conference! I helped organize the event and we actually had about 200 attendees–many of whom are also loving that we made your cheat sheet!