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A heartbreaking video about Missouri’s abortion waiting period legislation:

How U.S. Evangelicals helped build Russia’s anti-LGBT movement.

In an open letter Rinku Sen of Race Forward and many others call on Florida Prosecutor Angela Corey to acknowledge racial bias in cases like Dunn’s and Zimmerman’s.

The U.S. government has launched a pilot program authorizing three Native American tribes to prosecute non-Natives accused of sexual and relationship violence against Natives on tribal land.

Prominent Ugandan activists on how we can support LGBTI Ugandans.

Tim Riggins-inspired poetry (because all 33-related news is feminist. Clearly).

Happy birthday Nina Simone!

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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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