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

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Jessica Valenti asks, “What is it about women that makes some men so angry?

NYC mural honors mothers who lost their sons to police violence.

Today in people are terrible: two African boys were attacked in the Bronx and called “ebola.”

The women of Wellesley, with references to Emma Caterine’s column here at Feministing.

Jian Ghomeshi’s claims that he’s into BDSM should in no way excuse non-consensual acts.

Owen Pallet models how to respond when your friend is accused of beating women. Related: don’t be friends with rapists.

9 ways Veronica Mars was feminist as hell.

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