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Feministing alum Eesha Pandit on pregnancy criminalization and the “feticide” conviction of Purvi Patel, whose case is up for an appeal on May 23.

Marisol, innovative pop art sculptor written out of history, died at 85.

A man set fire to a clinic well known for providing surgical care to trans patients in Canada, and the only place many trans women can access surgery.

Completely unaware of the existence of irony, parents sing “Jesus Loves Me” to drown out the only supporter of trans rights at a South Carolina school board meeting.

Anti-trans bigots continue to create the problem of men in women’s bathrooms.

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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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