Jos Truitt

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.

Posts Written by Jos

Three paintings by Ray Mack

Painter Ray Mack shoplifts from the dudes of art history

I first encountered Ray Mack’s art when we attended grad school together. I was instantly drawn to her playful, irreverent, and super smart paintings and the obvious feminist perspective behind them.

I first encountered Ray Mack’s art when we attended grad school together. I was instantly drawn to her playful, irreverent, and super smart paintings and the obvious feminist perspective behind them.

A black woman Rosie the Riveter during WW2

It’s Equal Pay Day for cisgender white women

April 12 is officially Equal Pay Day, which we “celebrate” (all the scare quotes) women as a group finally catching up to what men as a group earned in the previous year (technically the precise date for 2016 is April 8).

April 12 is officially Equal Pay Day, which we “celebrate” (all the scare quotes) women as a group finally catching up to what men as a group earned in the previous year (technically the precise date for ...

Feministing's original design

Happy 12th Birthday To Us!

Feministing is turning 12 today! We’re old in internet years, even older than Twitter. But hey we’re just starting middle school and haven’t even started our teens yet, we’ve got so much rabble rousing left to do.

Feministing is turning 12 today! We’re old in internet years, even older than Twitter. But hey we’re just starting middle school and haven’t even started our teens yet, we’ve got so much rabble rousing left to do.

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