Jos Truitt

Jos Truitt


At a Glance:

Jos Truitt has been a Project Contributor since August 2011, has written 4 entries and currently lives in San Francisco, CA.

Bio

Jos Truitt is a Boston native and recent transplant to San Francisco. She is a Contributor at Feministing.com where she writes about a range of topics including transgender issues and abortion access.

Jos first got involved with organizing when she led a walk out against the Iraq war at her high school. She was introduced to the reproductive justice movement while at Hampshire College, where she was the Student Conference Coordinator for the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program’s annual conference “From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom.” She has worked on the National Abortion Federation's hotline, was a Field Organizer with Choice USA, and has volunteered as a Pro-Choice Clinic Escort.

Jos has spoken and trained at several conferences and college campuses about trans issues, reproductive justice, and the principals of grassroots organizing.

Jos is currently pursuing an MFA in Printmaking.

Jos Truitt: Recently Filed

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Prague's First Pride, Despite Homophobic President

Filed by Jos Truitt | August 08, 2011 | 7:30 PM | comments

Prague will host its first Pride festival this week. Pride organizers are trying to focus on the event as a celebration instead of a political rally. But someone forgot to tell Czech President Vaclav Klaus this Pride isn't political. Read More


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Bachmann Goes To Anti-Gay Church

Filed by Jos Truitt | August 08, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Is there a media double standard on Michele Bachmann's anti-gay church?Read More


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Outside the Gender Boxes: A Political Theory of Gender

Filed by Jos Truitt | August 08, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

We need to work against the construction of two essential gender boxes, the forcing of everyone into one or the other, and against the linking of power and resources to these boxes. We need to work for the liberation of people who have failed to conform. Read More


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Hello from Today's Guest Blogger!

Filed by Jos Truitt | August 08, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Jos Truitt from Feministing.com will be joining The Bilerico Project for the day as our guest blogger! Read More


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